One of the UK’s nuclear submarines will undergo an unscheduled re-fuelling after a potential problem was uncovered by a test reactor.
Work on a new biomass power station has stopped because of "ongoing uncertainty" in the country's energy policy.
A new engineering prize for universities and research institutions in sub-Saharan African countries has been launched by RAEng.
A minister for waste should be appointed to make the most of rubbish that could be worth billions to the economy.
A "near silent" bladeless fan that is claimed to be quieter than a buzzing mosquito has been released by Dyson.
Samsung created a buzz at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, with its Samsung Galaxy S5, featuring an embedded biometric fingerprint scanner that enables users to pay for goods online at the touch of a finger.
The natural world and its inhabitants are expert at developing energy-efficient and flexible designs. Engineers can learn a lot from Mother Nature's survival processes.
Motion control has come on in leaps and bounds (and swipes and punches) in recent years, and hardware companies are getting all e-motional in a bid to engage with users. But do we really know what to use it for yet?
With the concept of 'legacy' now the number one priority in designing and building cities of the future, could architects learn from the manufacturing industry?
Stadiums and other key engineering projects needed for a smooth Brazilian World Cup will be ready just in time - literally.
African migrants near Djibouti City trying to get a phone signal from nearby Somalia. The photo by John Stanmeyer won the 2014 World Press Photo award
A Skoda Yeti Outdoor car, frozen in ice in Covent Garden to mark the model's launch. Members of the public are invited to guess the combined weight of the car inside the ice: whoever guesses correctly will drive away with the brand-new vehicle.
The Zero Carbon Foods project is growing herbs, shoots, vegetables and salad leaves in an abandoned WWII bomb shelter underneath London's streets
Canine film fans at the first-ever dog-friendly cinema event, in which 20 dogs donned 3D glasses for a screening of Mr Peabody & Sherman, a film about a super-intelligent talking dog. The customers enjoyed popcorn boxes filled with doggy treats and bowls of water at Vue Entertainment in Acton, London
Dogs wearing "smart" kimonos fitted with RFID tags for tracking purposes attend the new year ceremony at the Ichigayahachiman shrine in Tokyo, Japan
Hungarian designer Gusztav Szikszai's Ring Clock, worn on the finger, which has LED digits that light up when twisted slightly
Two harbour seals wearing satellite linked transmitters on their heads in the waters of Howe Sound in Porteau Cove, British Columbia. The seals had received months of care at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre after being rescued from the wild. Wearing the transmitters will help track their movements after their release.
Momir Bojic's hand-built, intricately detailed woodwork VW Beetle - all wood, from bonnet to gearstick
A 3D-printed liquid metal Ford Torino car by American artist Ioan Florea
Alex Chinneck's sliding house sculpture, 'From the Knees of my Nose to the Belly of my Toes', in Margate, UK
A man rides a motorcycle across the top of a dam flooded by an overflowing river near Pengzhou, Sichuan, China, to save on travel time after floods crushed a bridge near the dam.
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I was up very late last night tuning into the radio to find out if the team behind "Gravity" would win the Oscar for sound mixing. Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead and Glen Freemantle won their first Oscar.
Debate: Should there be laws for exploring the moon?
ForThere needs to be a legal framework to protect investment on the Moon
Profile: Professor Ian Crawford
Ian Crawford is professor of planetary science and astrobiology at Birkbeck University College London and sits on the European Space Agency (ESA) Human Spaceflight and Exploration Science Advisory Committee (HESAC). He is a contributing author to the book ‘Starship Century: Toward the Grandest Horizon’.
AgainstThe legal framework can wait: we should first protect the Earth’s environment
Profile: Robin Hanbury-Tenison OBE
Robin Hanbury-Tenison, OBE, was named by the Sunday Times as one of the ‘greatest explorers of the 20th century’. He has been on over 30 expeditions, including leading 115 scientists to study the rainforests of Sarawak. His book ‘Mulu: the Rainforest’, started the international concern for tropical rainforests.
Should there be laws for exploring the moon?
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