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Molecular sieve promises cheaper way to capture carbon

16 Sep 2014

A new method for treating polymers could produce a more energy-efficient gas separation method, say UK researchers.


ESA launches €1bn project to create next generation metals

12 Sep 2014

Lighter vehicles, stronger nuclear reactors and more compatible medical implants are among the goals of a new billion-euro European Space Agency metals project.




Additive advance: measurement helps additive techniques into manufacturing

25 Sep 2014 | By Richard Lucas

High-speed measurement technology is helping to integrate 3D printing into mainstream manufacturing



Working together in perfect harmony

12 Sep 2014 | By Jon Excell

Could a new generation of “human-ish” industrial robots able to work alongside their human counterparts help spread automation to even the smallest of engineering firms?


The connected world and beyond

4 Jun 2014 | By Jon Excell

The first day of The Engineer conference gave glimpses of the future of manufacturing, the importance of long-term investment and how we will continue to explore our neighbouring planets

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September 1914: Electric emergency vehicles

10 Sep 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Electric vehicles were being used by the emergency services a century ago, and were seen as the best technological option

Fisher's Washing Machines

September 1860: Fisher’s washing machine

2 Sep 2014 | By Jon Excell

Nearly half a century before the world’s first electric domestic washing machine was introduced The Engineer reported on a novel domestic washing machine that employed a strikingly different concept to today’s rotary machines.

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The desire to ensure that companies in the engineering sector employ people of diverse genders, sexualities, social background, religion and ethnic origin continues to be a hot topic. Which of the following statements most closely matches your opinion on the subject?