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Spanish firm proposes bladeless "wind turbine"
The Engineer, 13 hours ago
This week's video comes courtesy of Vortex Bladeless, a Spanish start-up that has proposed a new way of harnessing energy from wind.
Researchers develop new method of making nanofibres
The Engineer, 13 hours ago
An inexpensive way to manufacture nanofibres has been developed by researchers in the US.
Plastic engine set for debut in Norma M-20 concept car
The Engineer, 13 hours ago
An automotive engine mostly made from plastic will be tested in a racing car in 2016.
2015 MacRobert award finalists announced
The Engineer, 13 hours ago
Three UK technology companies are in the running for this year's MacRobert Award, the prestigious annual innovation prize awarded by the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Hydrogen stored in salt caverns could be converted into flexible power source
The Engineer, 13 hours ago
Storing hydrogen in salt caverns and converting it into a power source could help meet the UK's future peak energy and load-following demands.?
Investment worth ?1.3bn signals go ahead for Rampion Offshore Wind Farm
The Engineer, May 20, 2015
E.ON is to construct a 400MW wind farm situated 13km off the Sussex coast following financial commitments to proceed with the project.
Printable graphene enables low cost consumer electronics
The Engineer, May 20, 2015
A low-cost method for printing graphene onto materials such as paper and plastic could take industry a step closer to?low-cost consumable electronics?
Liquid crystal based compound lenses work like insect eyes
The Engineer, May 19, 2015
Researchers in the US have shown how liquid crystals can be used to create compound lenses similar to those found in insects.
Lab on chip device to shed light on how cancer spreads
The Engineer, May 19, 2015
Researchers have developed a lab on chip device able to capture cells which are potentially responsible for cancer metastasis.
Doping graphene with boron to make wearable supercapacitors
The Engineer, May 19, 2015
A simple process for making flexible polymer supercapacitors could have implications for wearable electronics, according to researchers at Rice University in Texas
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