Prominent media and entertainment technology engineer Naomi Climer has been elected the next President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
A hydrogen refuelling station using energy from the Sun to drive electrolysis to produce hydrogen for fuel cell powered cars has been launched in Swindon.
Hitachi Rail Europe has announced the building of its new vehicle manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe has been completed, marking an important milestone in the multi-million pound project that will serve as a base for construction of trains for the new Great Western Main Line.
Scottish Power has said it might scale back the capacity of an offshore wind farm it plans to build, because the UK government's subsidy budget is too low.
China claims 80 per cent of its government websites have been attacked by hackers, with most assaults launched from the US.
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CERN, the organisation that runs the world's largest particle physics laboratory, turned 60 last month. Its efforts to unravel the mysteries of the universe are well documented, but the pioneering role of the engineers and computer scientists supporting the physics is sometimes overlooked.
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The Olaf business scooter: a suitcase that doubles as a scooter. Does this make it a scootcase?
Margot Krasojevic's Hydroelectric Tidal House, a concept house designed to harness the power of waves
Lightning strikes the inside of the erupting Sakurajima volcano, Japan, captured by photographer Takehito Miyatake
Artist and sustainability advocate Markus Jeschaunig created this replica of the Arc de Triomphe from two tons of stale bread
Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's river-barge HippopoThames, a follow-up to his giant Rubber Duck (still on its floating world tour)
The world's fastest pick-up truck: a customised 1947 Chevrolet 3100 with a V8 6-litre 820bhp engine for a top speed of 200mph
Korean artist Do Ho Suh's translucent fabric recreation of his apartment, using coloured polyester fabric and stainless steel tubing
A 3D-printed electric guitar by New Zealand's ODD Guitars, part of an exhibition at the National Guitar Museum New Jersey, USA
The 'Athlete's Plane', a concept designed by Teague with Nike, to explore the effects of air travel on professional athletes
A traditional London telephone box has been transformed into a solar-powered mobile phone charger, free to use for the general public
'The Stained Glass, Driverless, Sleeper Car of the Future', by London-based designer Dominic Wilcox, on display at the 'Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: The Future of Mobility’ exhibition at designjunction, London
A five-storey modular home clings to the side of a cliff in this conceptual design by Australian architects Modscape.
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