Bio-inspiration takes cues from natural structures that do certain things very effectively. One example: the strong but flexible fibers that sea sponges use to anchor themselves to the ocean floor.
How much protection will the Halo system give drivers?
It's been 80 years since this beloved landmark opened to San Francisco traffic. In the interim, technology has advanced – is there a better way to span this strait?
Redressing the balance can start from the bottom up.
New research shows programmes to widen STEM participation in students are failing.
Managing voltage on the electricity network has always been an issue. But solar panels have the potential to make the situation better, not worse as some have feared.
Get a taste of a drone-enabled future by looking at innovations and explorations from researchers, students and employees at one of the nation's largest university systems.
Theresa May's plan to boost UK competitiveness risks exposing flaws in the higher education sector.
Latest Queensland raids suggest criminals are potentially adopting 3D printers at an industrial scale
Masculine cultures foster a greater sense of belonging and ability to be successful in boys than they do in girls.
We hear a lot about the marvellous science going on at CERN. But what goes on behind the scenes?
Most people have a very limited understanding of what engineers do – and we engineers don't do a good job of expanding that view. But if we did, the benefits could be impressive.
The closure of the car manufacturing plants in Australia is a sad loss of knowledge and jobs that will be difficult to replace.
The Goodwood Revival is a celebration of classic cars and the art of keeping them on the road and race track. Sadly, it is a dying art.
Studying the way insects hear and make their own sounds is inspiring new hearing technology.
Yesterday's earthquake in central Italy has resulted in many deaths. But it is not the earthquake that claims victims but our built infrastructure. Why is this so?
To do the jobs "nuts-and-bolts" robots aren't good at, engineers are creating soft living machines powered by muscle cells.
Physics says Game of Thrones dragons can fly. Whoever said maths was useless?
Explosive developments driving the tiniest engines in the world.
Cities' metros and subways are threatened by rising flood risks but innovative engineering could protect them.