Researchers have created technology that could be the first step toward more efficient batteries for wearable computers and smartphones.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has called for existing coal-fired power plants in the UK to be phased out in the next 10 to 15 years
Rolls-Royce has powered the successful cross-country flight of MQ-4C Triton, a new unmanned aircraft system built for the US Navy.
Graphene treated nanowires could soon replace current touchscreen technology, claim researchers in the UK and Ireland.
A material that could help prevent artificial teeth implants falling out has won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s first launchpad competition for young entrepreneurs.
Solar energy is being used to accelerate the reclamation of tailings ponds.
A Harvard University team has developed a human airway muscle-on-a-chip that could be used to test new asthma drugs.
Researchers at Newcastle University are hoping to improve the way smart grid technology can respond to emergencies.
Flaws in graphene are being exploited to create a highly sensitive chemical sensor.
Engineers have developed a nanoscale device that demonstrates the mechanical transportation of light, an advance with implications for more efficient optical devices.
A chip that simulates a tumour’s microenvironment will test the effectiveness of cancer treatments.
A new design for molten metal batteries could make the technology cheaper for use in storing renewable energy for the grid, US researchers say.
Future spacesuits could be made of lightweight stretchy material that shrinks to fit astronauts’ bodies, according to US researchers developing such technology.
Britain needs to rethink its plans for the existing rail network if HS2 is to deliver maximum benefit for the country’s northern cities, the project’s new chairman said yesterday.
Britain’s commercial aerospace industry can sustain and build on its global market share with a three-pronged set of measures aimed at improving tax incentives.
Five manufacturers are planning to launch electric taxis in time for the 2018 start of London’s switchover to zero-emissions vehicles
One of the firms proposing a Thames Estuary airport has welcomed the Airports Commission’s decision to further study the idea before finalising its shortlist of recommendations next year.
A Thames Estuary airport remains on the cards despite having many of the same problems as other proposals that have already been dismissed.
The cancellation of one of the world’s largest planned offshore windfarms has highlighted the costs of next-generation turbine technology and the need for financial certainty, the renewables industry has warned.