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A £100m fund has been established to help UK firms capitalise on the boom in offshore wind. With the UK so well suited to exploiting wind power, turbines have been erected in more than 30 locations from Brighton to the Moray Firth. But trade unions say the boom has not generated enough jobs for UK workers. The...

The so-called Simba Kubwa Kutoka Afrika was a lion-like animal with up to 1500 kilograms. It lived 23 million years ago. Researchers in Kenya have discovered...

Pathogens are rapidly conquering new habitats in Europe. They bring Dengue, Chikungunya or West Nile viruses. Mosquito or tick-borne diseases could soon...

SpaceX’s most powerful rocket — the Falcon Heavy — was ready to send Saudi Arabia’s Arabsat-6A telecommunications satellite into...

The UK project to develop a hypersonic engine that could take a plane from London to Sydney in about four hours is set for a key demonstration. The Sabre...

Meat and antlers were discovered on trucks. The find weighs several tons. Poachers face several years imprisonment. According to environmentalists, poachers...

Desalination plants around the world are pumping out far more salt laden brine than previously believed, according to a new study. The salty effluent...

Half of young people in the UK would like own an electric car – compared with just a quarter of their parents, a survey suggests. The research comes...

Can you think of a more stressful time than being caught in a traffic jam? Those involved in the motoring world fortunately seems to see it as a problem,...

Reaction Engines Limited (REL), the UK company developing a revolutionary aerospace engine, has announced investments from both Boeing and Rolls-Royce. REL,...