Firms offered ?13m for nuclear power innovations
British engineering firms are being called on to propose ideas for innovative technology that could help grow the UK's nuclear power supply chain.
Triboelectric generator utilises mechanical energy
A researcher in the US is capturing wasted mechanical energy to create electricity for mobile devices including sensors and smartphones.
First private mission to Mars selects SSTL for satellites
British engineers are to help plan the first private mission to Mars by developing a satellite system to communicate with a robotic lander.
Contact lens dispenses glaucoma drug
Researchers have developed a drug-dispensing contact lens designed to deliver latanoprost, a drug used to treat glaucoma.
Team prints ''world''s first'' 3D titanium car components
UK?researchers claim to have produced the world's first 3D-printed titanium car parts, demonstrating how the metal could become cheap enough for commercial production.
Mini-microscope detects disease at point-of-care
Researchers in Finland and?Sweden have developed a microscopy device that can be used to perform diagnosis at the point-of-care.
US achieves first submarine launch of unmanned aircraft
An unmanned aerial system has been launched successfully from a submerged US Navy submarine.?
Osborne pledges further funding for skills and education
Education and training received a boost today from the chancellor George Osborne who announced measures to increase university places and fund higher apprenticeships.
Running shoe warns of danger
Technology designed to reduce injuries from running has been developed as part of an EU project.
Falling costs trigger reduced subsidy for onshore windStories 1 - 10 of 3878
Future subsidies to onshore wind and solar farms are to be slightly less than planned because of falling costs, the government has announced.