Aggregated Engineering News Articles
- A New Smart Glove for Mars and Lunar Missions Works Like Magic
Spacesuits are extremely difficult to move in; a NASA partner has teamed with a group of Norwegian engineering students to test a glove that controls equipment with small hand gestures.
Voice of America. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:57:35 -0500.
- Mirrored chip could enable handheld dark-field microscopes
Engineers have developed a small, mirrored chip that helps to produce dark-field images, without dedicated expensive components. The chip is slightly larger than a postage stamp and as thin as a credit card. ...
Science Daily. Mon, 24 Feb 2020 11:13:35 EST.
- Angkor Wat May Owe Its Existence to an Engineering Catastrophe
The collapse of a reservoir in a remote and mysterious city could have helped Angkor gain supremacy
Smithsonian. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:00:00 +0000.
- Bakerloo Line: Tube warning as drivers go on strike
Engineering works will add to the disruption expected as Bakerloo Line drivers walk out.
BBC News. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 00:10:04 GMT.
- Magnet-controlled bioelectronic implant could relieve pain
An electrical and computer engineer has introduced the first neural implant that can be programmed and charged remotely with a magnetic field.
Science Daily. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:11:10 EST.
- Building a 'doomsday vault' to save the kangaroo and koala from extinction - CNET
Incredible feats of genetic engineering and frozen biobanks could prevent Australia's iconic marsupials from disappearing for good.
Jackson Ryan. CNET. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 04:41:00 +0000.
- Judge says downstream victims of Harvey have no right to 'perfect flood control'
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by people whose homes and businesses were damaged by floodwaters released when the Army Corps of Engineers opened floodgates on two reservoirs. ...
Gabrielle Banks. Houston Chronicle. Wed, 19 Feb 2020 17:23:07 UTC.
- Tunnel or bridge could replace Lochaber's Corran Ferry
Engineers have identified potential routes for a fixed link to replace Lochaber's Corran Ferry.
BBC News. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 12:57:57 GMT.
- French TGV maker Alstom in talks to buy Bombardier rail unit
PARIS (AP) - French train maker Alstom said Monday it is in talks to buy the rail business of Canadian engineering firm Bombardier, as it tries to bulk up to compete with big rivals, particularly from China. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 17 Feb 2020 05:46:21 -0500.
- 'Tangled ball of issues': Why geoengineering our climate raises serious ethical, scientific challenges
As global carbon emissions continue to rise despite warnings from the scientific community, there's been increased interest in a controversial method to potentially mitigate the rise in Earth's temperature.
CBC News. Thu, 13 Feb 2020 04:00:00 EST.
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