Barnacles could help solve the MH370 mystery, as scientists said chemical analysis of their shells could help retrace the journey of a wing part discovered on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean last week.
Nasa engineers are developing a Martian quadcopter designed to fly in the Red Planet’s thin atmosphere and gather samples from sites inaccessible to rovers.
HitchBOT the hitch-hiking robot - famous for its cross-Canada trip last year - has been found with its head and limbs severed just two weeks into its first US adventure.
A driver’s seat that adjusts its shape and position by the wave of a hand to provide the best ergonomic support for every driver has been developed by German researchers.
A new plan of US President Barack Obama to tackle climate change includes slashing emission from the power sector by ambitious 32 per cent as well as a more aggressive shift towards renewables.
A robot can walk on and launch itself from water surface by mimicking abilities of water striders.
Balfour Beatty, Doosan Babcock, Laing O'Rourke and Weir have been named among the companies to build the new Hinkley Point nuclear power station in Somerset.
Facebook says it has finished building a drone with the wingspan of a Boeing 737 designed to bring Internet access to the world's most remote areas.
A new method for tweaking the properties of graphene by creating defects in the ultra-thin material has been unveiled by scientists.
People caught up in nuclear disasters are far more likely to suffer severe psychological disorders than any harm from radiation, scientists say.
The UK's new car tax system will dissuade drivers from buying low-emission vehicles, according to a study by the AA.
This summer you no longer need to live on the coast if you want to experience the waves and get surfing: commercial wave pools have got bigger and better and are markedly safer than the unpredictable sea swell. But is there any comparison to the real thing?
Bigger is better, at least when it comes to peering into the infinity of space. Now three teams of astronomers are in a race to build the three largest telescopes in the world.
Exactly 200 years after the biggest recorded volcanic eruption in history, scientists are using robots and UAVs to unlock the secrets of today’s volcanoes.
As Norway prepares to shut down FM radio in 2017, will the UK follow suit?
China is pursuing an ambitious programme of hydroelectric expansion, with a series of ‘mega-dams’ on the way even bigger than the controversial Three Gorges project. But are there signs that this kind of hydropower might actually make climate change even worse?
More and more drones are skittering through rural skies, taking snapshots of the fields and providing farmers with various data about the soil and crops. Are they really necessary or just the latest gadget craze?
There is no shortage of concepts for new firefighting technology, but the need for practicality and affordability means that many of the most intriguing never get beyond the drawing board
Land Rover BAR is all set to mount the British challenge for the America’s Cup in 2017. However, for the Portsmouth-based company, engineering development and preliminary racing are already well under way.
It's 70 years since two devastating atomic bombs forced Japan's surrender and ended the Second World War. The energy in atoms has since been harnessed for peaceful ends, but an isolated Manhattan Project site shows both the promise of nuclear power and the limits of our ability to cope with it.
Superyachts are the ultimate status symbol that only the world’s richest people could ever dream of owning. Heesen’s boatyard in Oss in the Netherlands shows us how they are built and what you get for €75 million.
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
Viktorija Pashuta, a photographer from Latvia, imagines what social networks would look like if humanised
The 40-seater Bio-Bus, the UK's first bus powered by gas generated from food waste and human sewage
Control your drinking this Christmas with the literal half pint glass, available from web retailers www.gettingpersonal.co.uk
Bionic Boots, developed by Keahi Seymour from Solihull, UK. Inspired by the stride of an ostrich, high-tensile springs imitate the achilles of those animals to allow any human to run at approximately 25mph
Sculptor Olaf Holzapfel's installation 'Drei Bruecken' ('Three bridges') in the forest near Dresden, Germany.
The piece is in response to the topic, 'Technik und Landschaft' ('Technology and countryside').
A model of a suspended monorail system on display at the 2014 China International Industry Fair in Shanghai, China
3 August 2015
Friends this is my first full-fledged post on textiles, as I'm otherwise caught up with blogs on entrepreneurs or R&D. Can't help it. Anyway, the warp and the weft of textiles caught my attention all thanks to a newspaper announcement. This announcement from the Maharashtra Government, textile department and industries department invites potential textile industrialists to invest in a Mega Textile Park at Nandgaon Peth in Amravati district.
3 August 2015
Sweden is usually thought of as one of the most prosperous countries in Europe, if not the world, but you a different Sweden in its far less urbanised northern half, one of the least densely populated regions in Europe.
Was the Humans TV series any good?
Profile: Kevin Warwick
Kevin Warwick is well known for his research in cybernetics. He is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at Coventry University and author of ‘Artificial Intelligence: the Basics’
Profile: David Wood
David Wood is chair at London Futurists and former CTO at Accenture Mobility. He has featured in T3’s list of ‘100 most influential people in technology.’
The TV series Humans accurately portrayed AI robots
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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.
"Our summer watersports special: surfing artificial waves, racing yachts for sport, superyachts for pleasure and much more besides"
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