The Engineer paid a visit to Southampton University to find out how cutting edge techniques for making fibre lasers could lead to the next generation of particle accelerators.
UK space firm Astrium has developed a new way to capture large items of space junk and pull them out of orbit using a harpoon and tether.
NASA has tested new robotic refuelling technologies that could help satellites operate longer in space.
3D printed and laser cut parts are components usually associated with professional manufacturing, but for one group of youngsters they formed an integral part of their entry into this year’s High School Innovation Challenge.
Surrey University researchers have launched eSMART, an initiative that remotely monitors patients undergoing chemotherapy.
A liquid metal pump developed in Australia will enable micro-fluidics and lab-on-a-chip technologies to realise their full potential, its developers claim.
Researchers in South Carolina have developed nanoparticles that deliver drugs directly to damaged arteries.