Harvard University engineers and scientists have designed a new type of metamaterial that can change its size, volume, and shape. Why? To help make possible reconfigurable devices like space structures or robots.
A car that gets 200 miles per gallon? Gold from sea water? Chemtrails? Cloaking spray? Design News celebrates April Fools with a look at a new crop of engineering history's greatest hoaxes, cons, and tricks.
On June 13, new products must start complying with the Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU, which updates what constitutes as radio equipment in the European Union -- and it's not just radios, TVs, and phones anymore.
Did you know a Hollywood actress laid the foundation for WiFi? Or that the first computer programmer was a woman? Design News celebrates Women's History Month by honoring some of history's greatest female inventors.
According to a new report only 12% of engineers are women and there are way fewer women in computing today than back in 1990. Read on for why that is, plus advice from women engineers in a recent webcast.