Automaker Fabricates Vehicle Panels from Graphene

Automaker Fabricates Vehicle Panels from Graphene

UK-based Briggs Automotive Co. (BAC) is claiming to be one of the first vehicle manufacturers to develop a car with panels made from graphene, the strong and lightweight carbon material. BAC has partnered with Haydale Composite Solutions to create rear-wheel arches made out of the material, which it has fitted on its Mono, a street-legal…

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For First Time Ever, Superbugs Found in Drinking Water

For First Time Ever, Superbugs Found in Drinking Water

In what appears to be a first-time discovery, researchers found a drug-resistant “superbug” in the drinking water in a developed country. The discovery of antibiotic-resistant E. coli bacteria in water samples from France highlights “the presence of expanding reservoirs of these resistance genes, including reservoirs in the environment,” according to a news release. Read More…

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Record for Fastest Data Rate Set

Record for Fastest Data Rate Set

A new record for the fastest ever data rate for digital information has been set by UCL researchers in the Optical Networks Group. They achieved a rate of 1.125 Tb/s as part of research on the capacity limits of optical transmission systems, designed to address the growing demand for fast data rates. Read More >>>

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Solar Road Surface Set for Testing

Solar Road Surface Set for Testing

Colas is set to start trialing its innovative solar road solution, Wattway, and is in the process of identifying potential UK sites with clients interested in the world’s first ever photo-voltaic road surfacing. The innovative technology provides clean, renewable energy in the form of electricity, while allowing for all types of road traffic. Installed on…

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