More plans to generate electricity from the UK’s first fleet of tidal lagoons have been unveiled today, in a project that could last up to 120 years.
Oil and gas pipes equipped with sensors to check pipeline status in real-time have been successfully tested by Norwegian researchers and could soon be installed offshore.
Unlocking smartphones with a blink of the eye has just become a possibility with a new iris authentication technology developed by Fujistu and debuted at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona today.
UK’s leading manufacturers have called for support ahead of the general election from the next government saying they “must work closely together”.
Wind-power freights could soon replace large ships that run on heavy oil, reducing pollution by up to 80 per cent, a team of engineers have announced after working with alternative fuels.
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3D printers can now produce a wide range of complex and striking structures, inspiring artists and designers to adapt their creative techniques to conjure up new sculptures and fashion accessories.
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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
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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
The New Born Fame cot mobile enables a baby to post pictures of itself to Facebook and Twitter whenever it plays with the device
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Friends this is not just another Union Budget story. The fact that Finance Minister (FM) Arun Jaitley has spoken about encouraging start ups, setting up premier education institutes in fresh locations and encouraging the IT industry prompted me to put forth my views.
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Russia feels it is a misunderstood country, and the conflict between East and West that is now taking place is between resentment and ignorance: resentful Russians and ignorant West Europeans and Americans, who don't know what has been done in the past against Russians by what we might broadly term "the West".
Is 3D printing really a benefit to innovation?
Keith Goffin is professor of innovation and new product development at Cranfield School of Management. His books include ‘Identifying Hidden Needs: Creating Breakthrough Products’
Andrea Kates is managing director of LaunchPad for Enterprise (LP4E.com) in California, and is a featured TED speaker and author of the best-selling business book ‘Find Your Next’
3D printing will bring real benefits to innovators and designers.
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