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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 engine is part jet, part rocket, and relies on a novel pre-cooler heat-exchanger technology. This pre-cooler system will begin a new phase of testing in...

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,...

A battle is under way to force the global shipping industry to play its part in tackling climate change. A meeting of the International Maritime Organisation...

Scientists in the US are developing wearable sensors to speed up the recovery of stroke patients. The sensors are able to send information to doctors continuously. The...

US research has found that chemicals in everyday household products are now a key contributor to city air pollution, rivalling some vehicle emissions. The...

Quantum computing has taken a step forward with the development of a programmable quantum processor made with silicon. The team used microwave energy...