01 Dec 2016
Leading solar car development in the UK, Cambridge University Eco Racing is attracting not only attention but also support from around the globe
29 Nov 2016
It could be a crystal ball from a mythical age showing the swirling mists of time, but James Macleod’s image, which has won this year’s Photo Competition, actually shows graphene being...
28 Nov 2016
A new method by Department researchers for producing conductive cotton fabrics using graphene-based inks opens up new possibilities for flexible and wearable electronics.
23 Nov 2016
Researchers have discovered a way to remove specific fears from the brain, using a combination of artificial intelligence and brain scanning technology.
17 Nov 2016
Healthcare is a complex beast and too often problems arise that can put patients’ health – and in some cases, lives – at risk.
Computers that learn for themselves are with us now. As they become more common in ‘high-stakes’ applications like robotic surgery, terrorism detection and driverless cars....
16 Nov 2016
The Royal Academy of Engineering has appointed senior industrial engineers; Steven Adams (formerly Ford Motor Company) and Sam Beale (formerly Rolls-Royce) as Visiting Professors.
31 Oct 2016
In a unique experiment, Hugh Hunt, Dallas Campbell and Danielle George join forces in an attempt to re-stage the first official broadcast on British TV, 80 years after it made history.
27 Oct 2016
Researchers have identified the cause of chronic, 'untreatable' pain in those with amputations and severe nerve damage, as well as a potential treatment using engineering.
21 Oct 2016
A new design for transistors which operate on ‘scavenged’ energy from their environment could form the basis for devices which function for months or years without a battery.