Defence giant BAE Systems must pay almost £350,000 after a worker was crushed by a 145-tonne metal press at one of its sites.
A 30-minute test for infections and a multi-core current clamp will share a £40,000 prize to help commercialise the innovations.
Engineers from Oklahoma have invented storm-penetrating drones that could prevent tragedies like yesterday’s tornado.
Harvesting the vast energy potential from Africa's deserts could provide a much needed boost to Europe's energy supply.
With the worldwide trade in illegal ivory booming, many species are closer than ever to extinction. Can drones help authorities take on the fight against poachers?
Around half of all crops fail in Africa. In response, laboratories across the world are applying advanced scientific methods to provide a viable way of making cereal crops more robust.
An architect's impression of possible high-rise eco-city dwellings for China
A prime mover in the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, demonstrating in London recently
Artist Agne Kisonaite collected 5,000 lipsticks to make this sculpture, protesting against the waste of the non-recycled tubes
A mini version of Berlin's Brandenburg Airport, built from 100,000 Lego bricks by Legoland Discovery Centre Berlin
Electricians check an electricity pylon situated amid farmland in Chuzhou, China
Dutch nursery worker Thijs Glas checks hydrangea buds, sprayed with water to freeze them and protect them from night frosts
Architecture company Because We Can designed this "feline transport system" for its office cat to help keep it safe
The Pancake-omatic makes pancakes from eggs laid just minutes before. It took four design engineers more than 200 hours to construct
Anouk Wipprecht's Pseudomorph dress, with a neckpiece filled with 550ml of ink that decorates the dress when released
Deep Space Industries has announced a fleet of asteroid-prospecting spacecraft, utilising low-cost cubesat components, that will be launched into the solar system to hunt for resources to accelerate space development
The Hub01 modular and mobile student housing prototype, developed for KatHO Catholic University in Belgium
The concierge at the new Lego Hotel in Carlsbad, California. The three-storey, 250-room hotel will open in April
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21 May 2013
Compute benchmarks used to be about MIPS and MFLOPS and working out which processor could keep looping through code the quickest. Now power is becoming key metric and not just in the fight between ARM and Intel over who will own the post-desktop environment. Car companies are having trouble working out which silicon will drain the battery most slowly. When you have 50 or more microcontrollers sitting in a vehicle, the tiny levels of trickle current build up to a potentially big problem.
21 May 2013
An occasional series that celebrates notable outpourings and rehashes of cloud computing buzzterms, hoopla, and market insight...
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 Donky is a city cargo bike. It features 20in BMX wheels, removable racks along a square load-carrying beam and three gears
"Africa is abundant with engineering opportunity. We look at some of the projects and the problems."
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