Engineers may be able to develop new ways of opening doors or better and mass-produced face masks for the elderly.
More than 20,000 American high school students have made their own guitars in school over the past decade. Many of them have wound up more into learning about STEM disciplines.
The Euler spiral has helped engineers for over 100 years – now we're using it to understand biology.
A swarm of honeybees can provide valuable lessons about how a group of many individuals can work together to accomplish a task, even with no one in charge. Roboticists are taking notes.
Rackets have come a long way since the first tennis tournaments.
Building a strong 'engineering identity' is a key step towards bringing more women into the field, a new report has found.
'Use the reinforced concrete, Luke.'
On Dec. 6, 1989, 14 women were murdered at École Polytechnique. Women in a mechanical engineering class were targeted, and 30 years later the ratio of women to men in engineering hasn't improved much.
Irregular weather is destabilizing the soil that supports railroad tracks, roads, buildings and pipelines.
Small regional flights will soon start going electric but batteries are unlikely to ever fully power large airliners.
As climate change intensifies, much of the nation's building stock will need upgrading to strengthen it against flooding, snowstorms and other weather hazards.
If nothing is done now, seas could rise a metre by 2100, and four metres by 2300.
The Australian landscape is very old and the soils in inland areas can be very fragile.
F50 catamarans used in the "Formula One"of sailing can travel at up to 50 knots.
Technological stewardship is a set of values that provide members of the engineering community with guidance for responsible, responsive and agile approaches to design and implementation.
Studying maths is likely to make you smarter and more employable.
Our sense of touch lets us know how hard or soft something is, how solid or pliable it is to handle. That's an important skill if you want robots to handle things safely.
It would be difficult, but we could probably build a tower over 2,000 metres tall, which would be like ten normal skyscrapers on top of each other! This is probably not a very good idea though.
A shift to outcomes-based education will enable students to gain critical automation-resistant competencies to succeed and thrive in the future workforce alongside AI.
Once called 'the most important subject no one has heard of', tribology is now a key part of the fourth industrial revolution.