Researchers in Switzerland have created a “molecular assembly line” that acts like an automated factory for building complex chemical substances.
The inventor of a new personal submarine set to launch next week is hoping to create a new niche market for would-be adventurers who have no professional training in underwater navigation.
Future aircraft could have “smart skin” that enables them to instantly detect damage, if research by BAE Systems comes to fruition.
A British research project to recreate fracking in the lab could help determine if the controversial drilling practice could produce chemicals besides natural gas.
British firm Mabey Bridge has won the contract to build the main part of the UK’s new prototype T-shaped pylons.
From the point of view of engineering and industry, would it be a good thing or a bad thing for Scotland to vote for independence?
Diabetics could soon have a way to easily measure their blood sugar without drawing blood, thanks to a new laser system.
Researchers have developed a new process claimed to simplify the process of sorting plastics in recycling plants.
Specialist computer software is being developed in Manchester to help identify the early onset of osteoporosis.
Researchers have developed methods for electronically manipulating the flight muscles of moths.
The military research group DARPA wants to reverse the trend for ground vehilces with ever-increasing amounts of heavy armour.
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UK researchers are hoping to improve our understanding of the climate by using cosmic ray technology to study the soil.
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.