Freight lightens up with carbon fibre rail bogie

The Institution of Railway Research has broken new ground with the development of lightweight freight bogies using new materials. The world’s fir... read more

Vehicle to Grid demonstration takes place at Aston

Birmingham's Aston University was host to a recent demonstration of the capabilities of using EVs to feed the electricity grid. The VIGIL (VehIcle ... read more

New material sets future trends

Research work on carbon composites could provide answers to sticking points in the rail and solar energy sectors, according to Morgan Advanced Materia... read more

Assessing Infrastructure Risks For Climate Change

European risk assessment tool helps local authorities plan for severe weather events Throughout Europe, local authorities and their associated Nati... read more

Artificial tongue has bootleggers licked

Taste sensing device uses nano-technology to detect subtle differences in flavour and identify counterfeit whisky products. An artificial ‘tongue... read more