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Sullom Voe Terminal is currently being upgraded to cope with oil and gas from the reserves west of Shetland

Is there a business case for Scottish independence?

27 Aug 2014 | By Jon Excell

Unpicking the complex links that unite Scotland with the rest of the United Kingdom would be a painful process. But what might it ultimately mean for industry?

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Dawn of a new motorsport era needs a fresh attitude

22 Aug 2014 | By Jason Ford

Comparisons with Formula One are useless and misleading; Formula E is something new, designed for its setting

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E-borders fiasco highlights the need for expert scrutiny

20 Aug 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

The fiasco over the cancellation of the contract with Raytheon to deliver the UK’s e-borders system could have been avoided if more engineers were involved in decision making.

Last week's poll: Graphene and implants

19 Aug 2014

Several recent discoveries have indicated that it might be possible to use graphene as the basis for biocompatible implants to replace lost senses such as sight and interfacing with prosthetics. How likely is this, and what are the main roadblocks?

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