Hands-on review: AncestryDNA test kit

November 18th, 2019 no comment

Ancestry’s simple kit contains everything you need to take a saliva sample and send it off for DNA analysis to find out your genetic history. There are a number of similar tests on the market, but this one comes from…

Hands-on review: AncestryDNA test kit

November 18th, 2019 no comment

Ancestry’s simple kit contains everything you need to take a saliva sample and send it off for DNA analysis to find out your genetic history. There are a number of similar tests on the market, but this one comes from…

Fossil fuel funding nixed by European Investment Bank

November 15th, 2019 no comment

The Bank agreed on a new energy lending policy which details the principles that will govern future projects in which it will consider investing.
These include prioritising energy efficiency and enabling decarbonisat…

Fossil fuel funding nixed by European Investment Bank

November 15th, 2019 no comment

The Bank agreed on a new energy lending policy which details the principles that will govern future projects in which it will consider investing.
These include prioritising energy efficiency and enabling decarbonisat…

AI platform for power networks wins top prize at IET Innovation Awards

November 15th, 2019 no comment

The IET Innovation Awards, held annually in the heart of London, attract a wide range of entries from across the fields of engineering and technology, from biomedical technologies to cybersecurity.
Heriot-Watt Univer…

Flood defence spending higher in the south-east than the north Labour claims

November 13th, 2019 no comment

Labour said that spending on environmental services such as flood prevention had fallen by 15 per cent in the North West, 14 per cent in Yorkshire and 3 per cent in the East Midlands between 2016 and 2018. Meanwhile …

Dual-use at Spurs’ new stadium gives NFL a London base

November 13th, 2019 no comment

Five days after Tottenham Hotspur (aka Spurs) lost 7-2 at home to Bayern Munich in the Champions League, the Chicago Bears and Oakland Raiders came to the new Spurs stadium to play an NFL (American football) match. T…

The Humber set to become a zero-carbon industrial zone by 2040

November 5th, 2019 no comment

The proposals have been published by the Zero Carbon Humber campaign – led by energy firms Drax, Equinor and National Grid Ventures – and could help protect 55,000 jobs and make a significant contribution to the UK’s…

Two tribes: Frankie Goes to Hollywood and the analogue vs digital debate

November 5th, 2019 no comment

As someone who has been involved on and off with music recording and audio production over the last few decades, both professionally and privately, Chris Edwards’ article in the October 2019 issue of E&T about th…

Government calls for satellite tech to assist nuclear decommissioning

November 4th, 2019 no comment

Many countries, including the UK and France, plan to include nuclear fission as a major source of electricity in their carbon neutral energy mixes. Much of the expense of nuclear power is associated with the long and…