Renewable energy projects to support 8,500 jobs
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:11 GMT
Eight renewable electricity projects incorporating biomass CHP, biomass conversions and offshore wind have been unveiled today as part of the government’s electricity reforms.
Microscope smartphone app aims at leukaemia diagnosis
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:02 GMT
A smartphone app is being developed to examine blood sample images and diagnose leukaemia.
The Engineer Q&A: aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:21 GMT
Your chance to question the engineers behind the UK’s largest ever warship.
£1m funding boosts prospects for 3D-printed organ tissue
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:59 GMT
Researchers developing 3D-printed living tissue have received £1m of investment to commercialise the technology.
Multisensory 'Jedi putter' helps golfers make the cut
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:04 GMT
Engineering students have developed a training putter for golfers that offers audio, visual and tactile feedback to help them learn a consistent putting stroke.
New breakthrough in nanoscale circuitry
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:33 GMT
A researcher has controlled the charge through a circuit that is the width of a single molecule, an advance that brings nanoscale electronic circuitry a step closer.
Lamb, beef or chicken? 30min test promises to identify mystery meat
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:02 GMT
Concerns over meat traceability could be allayed with a 30 minute test being developed by AltraTech, an Irish company that has raised €900,000 for its single-use portable semiconductor test kit.
Plastic X-ray detector is suitable for medical use
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:38 GMT
Researchers have demonstrated what is claimed to be the first X-ray detector on a plastic substrate that is capable of medical-grade performance.
Robot swarms use no computing to cooperate
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:10 GMT
Clustering robots that carry out tasks without using any memory or processing power have been developed at Sheffield University.