“We found the system and how it was used.” - Kirill Levchenko, University of California San Diego
We found the system and how it was used Kirill Levchenko University

Cheat code: researchers reveal software behind Volkswagen's emissions scandal

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The research claims the “second generation biofuel” reduced emissions of greenhouse gases by 80 % compared to diesel. - Universities of Pittsburgh and Oklahoma.
The research claims the second generation biofuel reduced emissions of greenhouse gases

New oak tree biofuel 'could power jet engines'

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"Offshore wind power will continue to grow and provide a considerable part of the UK’s energy requirement if other challenges are overcome." - Guy Houlsby, Oxford University
Offshore wind power will continue to grow and provide a considerable part

Do biggest ever turbines point the way for a wind-powered UK?

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YES I'm an Engineer
If you want to top up on the go, ... you need to find a charging point with the right kind of socket for your car, and hope it belongs to a network you’re registered with.
If you want to top up on the go you need to

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“In nature, complexity has a very low cost. Using new manufacturing techniques like 3D printing, we’re trying to translate this to robotics.” - Michael Tolley, University of California San Diego.
In nature complexity has a very low cost Using new manufacturing techniques

This 3D-printed robot walks on sand - but could superhero tech take it even further?

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The Hon Sir Charles Haddon Cave, who led the inquiry into the 2006 RAF Nimrod crash (details below), is one of the keynote speakers at our Fit For Purpose Safety Cases in the Nuclear Industry seminar. Find out more on the events section of our website.
The Hon Sir Charles Haddon Cave who led the inquiry into the

BBC NEWS | UK | Cost cuts blamed for Nimrod crash

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Today, a Blue Plaque for Sir Henry Bessemer, inventor of the Bessemer Process - the pneumatic conversion of cast iron to steel - is being unveiled by the Mayor of Islington.
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Ultrasound is finding its way into even more applications, powering inventions that have the potential to make huge changes in their fields.
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Five amazing ultrasound inventions set to change the world (and not a...

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"Existing traffic management problems and issues with the rapidly-developing technology meant the wait for viable, fully-autonomous vehicles will be longer than many people expect." - David Bizley, chief engineer, RAC
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No driverless revolution until after 2050, RAC chief engineer claims

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“Ideally passengers would like a seamless experience whilst travelling, just as in the office or at home.”
Ideally passengers would like a seamless experience whilst travelling just as in

Trackside masts to boost in-train WiFi to more than 500Mb/s

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"They hope the device could eventually not only identify pre-cancerous lesions and tumours but also remove them, using an attached “tether”."
They hope the device could eventually not only identify precancerous lesions and

Magnet-guided colon robot could help save lives, expert says

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"Other prominent theories surrounding the X-37B programme include the possibility of surveillance of ground targets or foreign satellites."
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Did mysterious U.S. space plane release network of failsafe 'ghost'...

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"The US-Slovakia collaboration Aeromobil is taking pre-orders for the limited first-edition run of its flying car, priced at £1 million."
The USSlovakia collaboration Aeromobil is taking preorders for the limited first

Are flying cars set to finally take off?

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'Neuralink is developing a “whole brain interface”, essentially a network of tiny electrodes linked to your brain that the company envisions will allow us to communicate wirelessly with the world. It would enable us to share our thoughts, fears, hopes and anxieties without demeaning ourselves with written or spoken language.'
Neuralink is developing a whole brain interface essentially a network of tiny

Neuralink wants to wire your brain to the internet – what could possibly...

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On this day 100 years ago an iMechE engineer, who was awarded the Victory Medal and British War Medal, was killed in action:
On this day 100 years ago an iMechE engineer who was awarded

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'The hope is that smartphone apps, websites, virtual-reality and augmented-reality goggles and other modern gadgets can not only help to prevent mental health problems from developing, but also stop them from escalating.' [ Ow.ly Link ]
The hope is that smartphone apps websites virtualreality and augmentedreality goggles and

Mental health: Can apps replace the real doctor?

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Engineer a brighter future: EngTech and Apprentice Awards 2017

Apply now and be recognised for your achievements. Apply by 30 June 2017.
Engineer a brighter future: EngTech and Apprentice Awards 2017

Scholarships and awards - IMechE

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'The three-wheeled rough terrain wheelchair is reparable locally and doesn’t saddle the user with complications from using an ill-fitting hand-me-down. It helps people re-engage in their community, take up employment and provide for their families. It’s not just a mechanical product.' [ Ow.ly Link ]
The threewheeled rough terrain wheelchair is reparable locally and doesnt saddle the

An engineer who is driven by improving people’s lives

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'The Florida team is now working on tweaking the material to absorb other wavelengths of light, and suggest that the material could be used on house rooftops to clean the surrounding air and produce energy for the home.' [ Ow.ly Link ]
The Florida team is now working on tweaking the material to absorb

US scientists create material for artificial photosynthesis to clean air

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Chris Stavropoulos
'Facebook Stories may end up cementing its appeal to older users at the expense of attracting younger ones – the opposite of what it was designed for.' [ Ow.ly Link ]
Facebook Stories may end up cementing its appeal to older users at

Facebook Stories could end up driving younger users away instead of...

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