Latest Engineering Stories
A new chip can power the billions of calculations the AI age requires
How do you keep a spacesuit clean? One answer is antimicrobial fabric.
An art-filled time capsule is headed for the moon
How the real Trinity test was filmed and photographed, and where to watch it
Plasma beams could one day cool overheating electronics in a flash
In photos: How John Deere builds its massive machines
Two ancient materials may help solve a modern energy dilemma
Robots could now understand us better with some help from the web
What is DARPA? The rich history of the Pentagon’s secretive tech agency
MIT develops an at-home mammogram alternative that fits in a bra
What is HDMI 2.1?
What it takes to display a 176,000-pound space shuttle in a launch configuration
Hyperspectral imaging can detect chemical signatures of earthbound objects from space
WiFi 5 vs. WiFi 6: Which should you choose?
These super strong nanostructures are made of glass-coated DNA
Deep underground, robotic teamwork saves the day
Scientists accidentally capture metals ‘healing’ themselves
How ‘underground climate change’ affects life on the Earth’s surface
DARPA would like to make scrap wood stronger with WUD
The key to bringing deep sea samples up to the coast? An underwater freezer.
Turning plastic waste into streets faces roadblocks
The Museum of Failure challenges how we think about mistakes
How a shot at making better gunsights became Super Glue instead
This art installation will tell time and produce solar energy
This fungi-based substance might protect homes from ever-worsening wildfires
The first container ship fueled by food scraps is ready to set sail
The most sustainable phone on the market is the one in your pocket
An American start-up claims it just set a geothermal energy record
Memory vs. storage: What to know when buying a new smartphone
Fungi spores and knitting combine to make a durable and sustainable building material
Why US intelligence wants a new way to make virtual, 3D models
These tiny electric fans are powerful enough to propel drones and jets
A look at the weird intersection of taxidermy and car design
NASA’s quirky new lunar rover will be the first to cruise the moon’s south pole
Raytheon asks retirees for help making new Stinger anti-air missiles
This tiny hydrogen-fueled car just broke a world record for going the distance
Peek inside the lab working on quantum memories
How bits, bytes, ones, and zeros help a computer think
Joby’s latest electric air taxi will head to an Air Force base for tests in 2024
This company put a huge cell-tower-like satellite in space
Microsoft sets its sights on a quantum supercomputer
Monarch butterflies’ signature color patterns could inspire better drone design
Why scientists want to banish barnacles from ship hulls
How GM is moving its autos into an accessible and inclusive future
Why finding the missing Titanic-bound tourist submersible is so challenging
How does electricity work? Let’s demystify the life-changing physics.
Quantum computers are starting to become more useful
The world’s first self-driving ferry is now in service
The metallic guts of GE’s massive jet engines, in photos
The Pentagon wants to retrofit vehicles to drive themselves
What happens if AI grows smarter than humans? The answer worries scientists.
This lanternfly-egg-hunting robot could mean fewer bugs to squish
Taiwan sent mosquito-fighting robots into its sewers
Watch a ‘flying fish’ drone hover in the air and then swim underwater
Inside Blue Abyss’ plan to build super-deep pools for astronauts and military bots
Look inside London’s new Super Sewer, an engineering marvel for rubbish and poo
Prototype airline seat would make the skies friendlier to passengers in wheelchairs
Apple released a ‘spatial computer.’ Here’s what that means.
This STEM club for girls turned a real BMW into a sweet racing simulator
Bendy, eco-friendly wooden walls were inspired by guitar curves
Workers rely on medieval era tech to reconstruct the Notre Dame
How do sound waves work?
The tallest building in the world remains unchallenged—for now
Termite mounds may one day inspire ‘living, breathing’ architecture