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The shield is being assembled in two halves which are being joined together before being moved into place above the reactor

Chernobyl's giant shield takes shape Video

16 Dec 2014 | By Jon Excell

Engineers have made huge progress on the construction of Chernobyl’s New Safe Confinement, an immense shield that will replace the infamous reactor’s crumbling sarcophagus


Protective suit keeps aid workers cool in the fight against Ebola Video

16 Dec 2014

Technology developed to cool patients in cardiac arrest has been incorporated in to a new suit designed to protect aid workers from the Ebola virus.


Easy-to-pilot personal submarine set for launch Video

28 Aug 2014

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.


Bubble screens and touchless feedback: the future of computer interfaces Video

19 Jun 2014 | By Stephen Harris

The Engineer paid a visit to the Bristol Interaction and Graphics lab to play with some experimental ways of controlling computers.


NASA tests prototype robotic planetary lander Video

8 May 2014

The latest flight test of NASA’s experimental Project Morpheus lander was carried out last week.

Jaguar Land Rover's 'Bike Sense' research

Jaguar Land Rover to add Bike Sense to road safety Video

29 Jan 2015 | By Julia Pierce

Jaguar Land Rover is developing a range of new technologies that use colours, sounds and touch to alert drivers to potential hazards, preventing accidents involving bicycles and motorbikes.


So dry it's waterproof Video

22 Jan 2015

Lasers have been used to transform metals into super-hydrophobic materials without the need for temporary coatings.

Solar Impulse 2

Solar aircraft round-the-world route announced Video

20 Jan 2015

The round-the-world route for Solar Impulse 2 - an aircraft powered entirely by solar cells - has been announced today. 


Reconfigurable robot withstands blows to complete assault course Video

15 Jan 2015

Despite being kicked and pushed around this hexapod still manages to autonomously overcome an office assault course.


Battery-powered train enters service Video

14 Jan 2015

A UK trial of battery-powered train technology could pave the way for a fleet of similar vehicles that will help reduce the network’s operating costs 

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