Mars mission on course as last big construction deal signed
Europe's plans to send a satellite and rover to Mars are a step closer to fruition following the contract signing for the final construction phase.
The Engineer Q&A: European Extremely Large Telescope
Your chance to ask the UK team behind plans for the world's largest telescope how they're going to build it.
MBDA reveals future rapid response missile concept
A new concept in missiles that can rapidly navigate busy airspace without using GPS or revealing their origin has been unveiled.
Project revisits 1960s plans for British hypersonic space plane
A hypersonic space plane and a jeep that leaps over enemy blockades are among the ideas revisited by a new project that shines a light on British inventions scrapped in the 1960s.
Bosch unveils smartphone enabled self-parking system
Bosch engineers have developed a smartphone-enabled autonomous parking system that could enter production by 2015
Final piece of Britain''s new aircraft carrier sets sail
The final section of the UK's first new aircraft carrier in 30 years, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has left its shipyard.
Better design tests needed for medical devices, say engineers
The medical technology sector needs better ways of demonstrating the safety, effectiveness and performance of its products, says a new report.
Erupting `nano-volcanoes' designed to deliver drugs
Researchers have developed a method for creating so-called `nano-volcanoes' that could be used for new drug-delivery technologies.
German engineers unveil plug-in Aston Martin
Could a plug-in hybrid version of Aston Martin's DB9?- shown to the press earlier this week - signal a greener, quieter future for a marque more readily associated with the roar of a V12 engine?