Latest Engineering Stories
In the latest State of the Union, Biden highlights infrastructure, chips, and healthcare
Honda’s newest Accord hybrid is a sleek, brawny beast
Inside the project to bring ‘self-healing’ Roman concrete to American shorelines
A new artificial skin could be more sensitive than the real thing
NASA aims to fly its experimental electric plane this year
Watch this metallic material move like the T-1000 from ‘Terminator 2’
From film to forensics, here’s how lidar laser systems are helping us visualize the world
It’s not a UFO—this drone is scooping animal DNA from the tops of trees
The illuminating tech inside night vision goggles, explained
This startup plans to collect carbon pollution from buildings before it’s emitted
Will ‘flying cars’ cause traffic jams in the sky?
What can ‘smart intersections’ do for a city? Chattanooga aims to find out.
New hydrogel sheets could one day replace paper towels
Rocket fuel might be polluting the Earth’s upper atmosphere
Ford used a quantum computer to explore EV battery materials
This map-making AI could be the first step towards GPS on the moon
Silkworm-inspired weaving techniques can produce better nanofibers
Why European researchers hooked up a quantum machine to a supercomputer
Spider robots could soon be swarming Japan’s aging sewer systems
Magnetic microrobots could zap the bacteria out of your cold glass of milk
Our first look at the Air Force’s new B-21 stealth bomber was just a careful teaser
The most ingenious engineering feats of 2022
This device will allow the marines to make drinking water from thin air
What this jellyfish-like sea creature can teach us about underwater vehicles of the future
6 architectural facts about history’s tallest buildings
The leap second’s time will be up in 2035—and tech companies are thrilled
How Spotify trained an AI to transcribe music
The ocean’s iodine helps create clouds, but high levels burn through the ozone layer
‘Workhorse of batteries’ could give California tribe’s new clean-energy microgrid a jolt
How a design tweak could help pacemaker batteries last longer
IBM’s biggest quantum chip yet could help solve the trickiest math problems
How drones are helping monitor Kyrgyzstan’s radioactive legacy
This AI can harness sound to reveal the structure of unseen spaces
Inside the ambitious project to turn a 1961 Volvo into a powerful modern hybrid
Elon Musk’s Hyperloop is being demolished for more SpaceX parking spots
A drone made out of sticks? In the UAV space, anything flies.
A new silicone tire sealant stops nails in their tracks
Switzerland sets world record for longest passenger train—and it’s electric
How I turned myself into a Star Wars action figure
NASA could build a future lunar base from 3D-printed moon-dust bricks
Scientists are getting energized about a massive battery ‘genome’ project
This spooky robot uses inflatable tentacles to grab delicate items
Pumping carbon dioxide waste to rooftop gardens boosts crop yields
What Pong-playing brain cells can teach us about better medicine and AI
Shark skin is nearly impossible to engineer. A 3D look shows why.
Why a tech giant is embracing old-school magnetic tape storage
Could quantum physics unlock teleportation?
The Brilliant 10: The top up-and-coming minds in science
As California plans for a new desalination plant, take a look at how these facilities work
A wind turbine just smashed a global energy record—and it’s recyclable
The US’s first utility-scale renewable energy triple threat is online in Oregon
USB-C is on track to become the charging cable standard in the EU
High-speed rail trains are stalled in the US—and that might not change for a while
Bella Hadid’s spray-on dress was inspired by the science of silly string
Can these government efforts crack the code for DNA storage?
Sustainable jet fuel is taking off with commercial airlines
Worries of disaster follow blast close to a second Ukrainian nuclear power plant
A century ago, wind power was a farming norm. What happened?
When Voyager 1 goes dark, what comes next?
Why do nuclear power plants need electricity to stay safe?
We have quantum computers—now Amazon and Harvard want a quantum internet
Iran grabbed two of the Navy’s Saildrones earlier this month. Why?
Dive into the wonderful and wistful world of video game design
How Tiangong station will make China a force in the space race