Thanks to recent advances in technology, marine archaeologists are finally able to make a full 3D map of the world's most famous shipwreck more than 25 years after its discovery.
How advanced wireless technology saved hundreds of lives on Titanic, and informs communications to this day.
The system of Internet highways and byways is being reconfigured to cope with the size and shape of traffic heading over it, while Internet companies are dreaming up fresh approaches to avoid
The solar amibtions of developing nations look set to deliver more than just electricity. How real are lead poisoning fears?
The E&T podcast: download episode 15
In this edition of the E&T podcast, Dickon Ross attends the iF design awards; Vitali Vitaliev goes to the Georges Pompidou hospital in Paris to find out how e-health initiatives are keeping our Gallic friends healthy; Dominic Lenton interrogates the axis of engineering and comedy to find out how well the two combine; Jonathan Wilson enters the House of Commons to join EAL in celebrating 20 years of bringing apprentices and industry together; and taking his inspiration from our cover feature about Titanic's legacy, Vitali Vitaliev braves the high seas to take a trip across the English Channel aboard the latest high-tech P&O ferry.
The Titanic story has a long and illustrious history on the silver screen. Here, we look back over the first 100 years.
E&T got a tour of this year’s iF design awards in Hannover. Our guide was Frank Zierenberg, manager of the iF product design awards 2012.
Amid general UK plc doom and gloom, one technology sector resolutely maintains a 10 per cent growth rate, and its prospects are always looking up.
Sony's PlayStation successor has been designed to be more than a games console – the company has aspirations for it to find a place as a high-end processing workhorse that can support more business-oriented applications.
In this extract from his new book, American engineering writer Henry Petroski looks at the way in which several high profile disasters have influenced bridge design over the last 150 years.
'Grey hat' apps are a new phenomenon in software that enable street hackers to delve into your smartphone and access your data, and more besides.
Christine Evans-Pughe looks at a group of computer programmers and researchers who are trying to turn gigabytes into giggles.
The modern running shoe is 40 years old and can now form part of a body area network comprising sensors, feedback monitors and on-road entertainment. But is it worth the extra cost?
The further you move away from established 'home markets', the more potential for developing low-cost new products. Welcome to the idea of 'reverse innovation'.
A fake hack attack can be as damaging as a real one and they're becoming increasingly common.
Director-general of the CBI John Cridland says that the government is not doing enough for Britain's manufacturing base.
English Heritage says that anything is possible in retrofitting heritage buildings, as long as it doesn't leave a permanent scar. So why are engineers still so reluctant to take these projects on?
An exclusive preview of BT's massive archive of photographs and documents now being digitised by Coventry University.
We take a short trip to France and Estonia in our quest for the true meaning of e-governance.
Scientists working on engendering simple soap with new properties may have uncovered vast new potential for advanced cleaning.
Nobody wants to think of the Titanic when they’re boarding their luxury cruise liner for a well-earned holiday, much less the Costa Concordia. But what manner of luxury does the modern cruise ship have to offer its passengers?
2011 was the most successful year in Audi’s history, as ‘the brand with the four rings’ reported a big jump in sales.
The world’s most influential computing organisation recently came to Hong Kong to put on its largest Asian event of the year – SIGGRAPH Asia 2011. The Association for Computing Machinery attracted diverse exhibitors and attendees to inspire dialogue, share resources and address challenges in the computer graphics field. Animators, designers, manufacturers, filmmakers, software developers and others converged in Hong Kong for the annual event, which combines a trade show exhibition with a conference.
For and against: Will the Raspberry Pi single board computer revolutionise the teaching of computer science?
ForThe Raspberry Pi single‑board computer will revolutionise computer science teaching
Radio presenter and lecturer
Gareth Mitchell profile
Gareth Mitchell is the presenter of the science and technology radio programme ‘Click’ on BBC World Service. He is also a lecturer in Science Communication at Imperial College, London.
AgainstThe Raspberry Pi single‑board computer won’t revolutionise computer science teaching
Author, journalist and filmmaker
Piers Bizony Profile
Piers Bizony is an author, journalist and filmmaker specialising in aerospace and cosmology, and has been shortlisted for the Nasa/Eugene M Emme Award for Astronautical Writing. He is a strong believer in space exploration and has written several books on the subject.
Will the Raspberry Pi single-board computer revolutionise computer science teaching?
Dyson’s first lightweight, compact cylinder vacuum with a ball
MIT’s ‘citycar’ concept made real, the Hiriko hits streets in 2013
As a personal fitness tracker the FuelBand tracks time, calories, steps and “NikeFuel”
The “world’s first self-healing iPhone case” uses a polyrotaxane coating to fill in scratches
Not just a stylish folding bike, it's the “world’s fastest” (three-second) folding bike
The Descender can cope with snow, mud and rocks, so it’s an all-year-round skateboard
19 January 2015
15 December 2014
11 November 2014
15 September 2014
"How do we balance security with civil liberties and privacy in today's high-tech but violent world? Can our private lives remain truly private?"
- Europe's Spaceport: 35 years and counting...
- Where next for the Internet of things?
- Ex Machina movie asks: is AI research in safe hands?
- IoT: a warning from the future for the Internet of Things
- Third time unlucky: Air Asia crash calls for emergency locator improvements
- Cyber-security at the forefront of the World Economic Forum
- What to Specialise in Electronics Engineering?? [03:02 am 03/04/14]
- Britain to have just one remaining coal pit by the end of 2015 [01:11 am 03/04/14]
- LV Generator Star point earthing - UK [08:35 pm 02/04/14]
- East West Rail - the Oxford to Bedford route [07:33 pm 02/04/14]
- Small nuclear power [06:06 pm 02/04/14]
The essential source of engineering products and suppliers.