Engineering

Scientists unlock the technology to produce unbreakable screens

Cracked phone screens could become a thing of the past thanks to breakthrough research conducted at The University of Queensland. The global team of researchers,...

New process could turn ordinary clothing into biosensors

They say you are what you wear. New biosensor technology created at the University of Utah's College of Engineering makes that even more true. Chemical engineering...

New smart window material could block rays without blocking views

Scientists invented a ‘smart’ window material that controls heat transmission without blocking views, which could help cut the energy required to cool and heat...

Why the world needs a better LED light bulb

Light bulbs are a big upgrade from fires and candles. Every year homes in informal settlements burn down in Africa because of fires used for...

Electric cars could help strengthen electrical grids, shows study

American homeowners with solar panels can sell the surplus electricity they generate back to their local grids. Should electric vehicle (EV) owners be able...

How aircraft can get higher, be greener using doped fuels

The goal of creating a cleaner fuel for aircraft engines is creating a spark at UBC Okanagan. A team of researchers studying the burning rate...

Scientists are a step closer to control 2D graphene

The device you are currently reading this article on was born from the silicon revolution. To build modern electrical circuits, researchers control silicon’s current-conducting capabilities...

Scientists find predictable behavior in promising material for computer memory

In the last few years, a class of materials called antiferroelectrics has been increasingly studied for its potential applications in modern computer memory devices. Research...

LED face masks are popular on social media for glowing skin – but they...

LED face masks are the latest device promoted on social media as a marriage of technology and beauty. A range of celebrities have endorsed portable...

This smart material could switch between heating and cooling in minutes

As anyone who has ever parked a car in the sun on a hot summer day knows, glass windows are great at letting sunlight...