US achieves first submarine launch of unmanned aircraft
Fri, 6 Dec 2013 10:25 GMT
An unmanned aerial system has been launched successfully from a submerged US Navy submarine.
Running shoe warns of danger
Fri, 6 Dec 2013 00:02 GMT
Technology designed to reduce injuries from running has been developed as part of an EU project.
Micromachines form oil slick-blocking 'virtual wall'
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 00:02 GMT
Researchers developed a technique to form a virtual wall for oily liquids that will help confine them to a certain area, a development with implications in blocking oil spills.
Infrastructure plan sets out national priorities into next decade
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 16:17 GMT
A new national infrastructure plan containing information on over £375bn of planned public and private sector infrastructure investment has been announced by the government.
Finance agreements and initial contracts in place for Wylfa
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 14:58 GMT
An agreement has been signed to promote external financing for a new nuclear power station on Anglesey.
Falling costs trigger reduced subsidy for onshore wind
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 14:10 GMT
Future subsidies to onshore wind and solar farms are to be slightly less than planned because of falling costs, the government has announced.
The Engineer launches new event for design engineers
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 12:30 GMT
We’re delighted to announce the launch of The Engineer Design & Innovation Show
Algorithm aids treatment of breast cancer
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 00:10 GMT
Researchers have created a computer algorithm that predicts whether oestrogen is sending signals to cancer cells to grow into tumours in the breast.
Tata Motors confirms £30m investment in UK R&D centre
Tue, 3 Dec 2013 11:38 GMT
Indian car manufacturer says its involvement in the new National Automotive Innovation Campus represents long-term commitment to R&D in the UK.