About 3.6 million diesel cars equipped with 1.6 litre engines manufactured by Volkswagen will require hardware changes to remove emission-cheating technology, Germany’s Ministry of Transportation said on Friday.
American researchers have created a 3D printed bioinspired robotic finger that looks and moves almost like a real human finger.
Jaguar Land Rover will lead a new autonomous cars research programme funded jointly with the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
Women who live near fracking sites are more likely give birth prematurely and have high-risk pregnancies, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
US consumer groups are calling for a government investigation into a breach at credit data agency Experian.
A research and development centre for flow cell technology is to be constructed in Tenero in the Ticino region of Switzerland.
Facebook has launched a trial of a new set of emoticons intended as an alternative to the previously debated dislike button.
Growing physical risks to high-tech personnel working in unstable countries around the world are going unreported, an industry expert has claimed.
Presidential republican candidate Donald Trump has brought his long-running battle against the construction of wind farms near his luxury golf courses in Scotland to the Supreme Court.
An Israeli team that has designed a moon buggy has become the first to sign a launch agreement to send their vehicle to the Moon as part of Google’s Lunar Xprize.
Tim Peake, the first Briton to go to the International Space Station on a trip funded by the UK government, has spoken to E&T amidst his busy training schedule.
The main cause of traffic accidents is human error, but sorting out the tech challenges of driverless cars solves only half the problem.
Can eye-tracking technology move beyond niche applications and into the mainstream - and would you want it to?
By 2021, a subsea cable built across the North Sea from Norway will provide enough power for 750,000 British homes, but with untouched hydro capacity in the UK, is this necessary?
Traditional bricks-and-mortar homes are set to become more intelligent and more energy-efficient in the next few years.
Professor Kevin Warwick is one of the UK's most immediately recognisable engineers, largely as a result of his groundbreaking work with robotics and artificial intelligence. These days he finds himself in more of a management role, in charge of research at Coventry University.
Despite its uninspiring Brutalist exterior, Radiant City in Marseille epitomises Le Corbusier's dream of a perfectly engineered and highly functional urban dwelling.
The growing use of silicon alternatives such as gallium nitride and silicon carbide is forcing changes in electronic modelling and design software
Smart automated factories are now crucial in how processes operate, and it is sensors that drive the change.
A low-fuel engine that accelerates a spacecraft slowly over many years could open up new possibilities for solar system exploration.
The Danakil Depression in Ethiopia, an area of remarkable hydrothermal activity
Ships are dumped in the street after an 8.3 magnitude earthquake and powerful waves hit areas of central Chile
Flames from the Valley Fire covering a hillside along Highway 29 in Lower Lake, California, USA
BMW CEO Harald Krueger collapses during his presentation at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany
The Les Paul memorabilia exhibit on display at The Hard Rock Cafe, New York City - part of the Les Paul 100th anniversary celebrations
A boy rides his bicycle past a collapsed house after Saturday's earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal
An Andy-Warhol-inspired work by Emanuele Niri on display at the 3D Printing show in New York
The face of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial stared back at Billy Harley, owner of the Uig Hotel, Isle of Skye, from inside the tree trunk Harley was chopping to make firewood for the bar of his hotel
One view from the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory, in Sao Sebastiao do Uatuma, which monitors conditions in the middle of the Amazon forest
A 5mm-square nano-sized Bible on a semiconductor. The tiny Bible contains the original Greek version of the New Testament
The 40-seater Bio-Bus, the UK's first bus powered by gas generated from food waste and human sewage
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10 October 2015
In Brussels the other day I heard a woman from the greater-safety-in-clinical trials NGO talk tough to the medicines companies: she wanted access to more clinical trial data for medicines made decades ago so that we could get better medicine in the future.
9 October 2015
I am happy to report that yesterday, on the 8th of October 2015, a bit of history was made inside the legendary Doughnut building in Cheltenham - the HQ of GCHQ - forgive my unintended pun. For those who do not know, I have to explain that GCHQ stands for Government Communications Headquarters (hence the pun) and that it is, alongside MI5 and MI6, one of the three UK Intelligence and Security Agencies.
Should we use social media to cover political events?
Guy Clapperton is author of several books on social media and other digital comms issues, as well as a public speaker and media commentator on technology in newspapers such as the Guardian and the Times
Andrea Kates is CEO of LaunchPad Central, a San Fransisco-based technology company specialising in the commercialisation of innovation. She is also author of the best-selling business book ‘Find Your Next’
Social media platforms are flawed for reporting political events such as election campaigns
We consider the myriad security challenges facing IT professionals today.
On the issues facing chip designers today.
A comprehensive look at the issues surrounding data centres, pulling together articles, news and other content from the E&T archives.
The technology of music: writing, recording, producing and mastering.
The new technologies available for treatment of the world's ageing population.
The history and technology of that most famous of shipwrecks: RSS Titanic.
Enterprise ICT is becoming ever-more environmentally-aware. What are the key imperatives driving this change, and how is it affecting technological deployment? E&T reports.
Covering all aspects of space travel and exploration, from Yuri Gagarin's historic first orbit to the latest innovations.
About the production and use of biofuels and the advancement in technology, policy, and investment.
"The benefits of footing the bill to put a British astronaut in space amount to more than just a restorative for national pride"
- NHS doctors sharing confidential data via unsecure devices
- India rejects Dassault jet in favour of obsolete domestic design
- Israeli team secures first launch agreement in Moon race
- Uber accuses rival of stealing data on its drivers
- Volkswagen emissions software also used in Europe
- Pregnant women 'at risk' from fracking, research says