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.
Clustering robots that carry out tasks without using any memory or processing power have been developed at Sheffield University.
A Tel Aviv start-up has developed technology that charges a smartphone battery to full capacity in under a minute.
Land Rover has unveiled Transparent Bonnet, a concept that allows drivers to see a digital vision of the terrain ahead by making the front of the car ‘virtually’ invisible.
Prof Stuart Parkin has won the 2014 Millennium Technology Prize in recognition of his work that has greatly increased the storage capacity of magnetic disk drives.
Key environmental data will be accessible on a routine basis following the launch of ESA’s Sentinel-1A satellite.