A leading UK architecture practice has been appointed to develop an £8bn public transport system for Jeddah in Saudi Arabia that will include the metro, ferry, bus and cycle networks and interchanges.
A smartphone-based app detecting signs of depression based on the user’s behaviour has been developed by American engineers.
UK engineering academics believe that the quality of their teaching has little value on their careers, according to a new report.
Researchers have developed what appears to be ‘by far’ the world’s most sensitive temperature sensor using chemicals present in tobacco plants.
Renewable energy investment company Low Carbon has commissioned five new solar parks with a combined capacity of 84.3MW, enough to power more than 25,300 UK homes.
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- Sony launches Spotify-powered music streaming service for PlayStation
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What if the Internet could tickle yet another of your senses, not just eyes and ears but also touch? With the data rates of mobile broadband soaring, cutting-edge scientists are starting to build the tactile Internet.
Scientists are preparing to switch on CERN's upgraded Large Hadron Collider before the end of March. The reboot will let them smash protons with much more punch.
Canned beer’s bad rep among beer aficionados is changing fast, thanks to the eager adoption by innovative craft brewers of new microcanning technologies
Few topics have been as hotly debated in the run up to the UK General Election as immigration. Is the country threatened by an influx of lazy scroungers, or are foreign workers the solution to skills shortages?
Does an ability to head to the polls every five years push the UK behind in the race for engineering and innovation?
- Big Data giving retailers greater customer insights
- Illegal fishing in our sights, as Eyes on the Seas project is launched
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- Multiphysics brings the real world into simulations
- New frontiers in driverless vehicles
- The problems of spacesuits 50 years after the first spacewalk
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
The New Born Fame cot mobile enables a baby to post pictures of itself to Facebook and Twitter whenever it plays with the device
Margot Krasojevic's Hydroelectric Tidal House, a concept house designed to harness the power of waves
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Tim Cook's 'activism' continues to surprise Americans and Silicon Valley in particular. Right now, there are more electronics CEOs prepared to engage with the US body politic than for quite some time. But the Apple CEO stands out for taking stands that don't just reflect his company's interests. There's more to this than Snowden.
29 March 2015
Forty years ago the historian Correlli Barnett railed against Britain's poor productivity, which he blamed on poor skills.
Is the tablet computer dead?
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’
Profile: Guy Clapperton
Guy Clapperton is author of several books on social media and other digital comms issues, as well as a public speaker and commentator on technology
The recent sales slowdown heralds the end for the tablet computer
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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.
"Immigration is no longer the elephant in the room. These days, everyone is talking about it. They are just not saying all the right things."
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