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New issue of E&T magazine now available online - the analogue edition

In this issue we go old school, keeping it real on the analogue tip. From timeless timepieces, to analogue music gear, to the all-powerful supercomputers of the future, we hear that digital has some way to go before it can completely replace analogue equipment. 95 more words

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Scientific highlights of 2014 - an annotated infographic

The most important scientific breakthroughs of 2014 have affected all aspects of modern life, from medicine, to space exploration, to the future of renewable technologies. Boffins from all over the globe have added to our vast banks of scientific knowledge. 12 more words

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Battle of the Big Canals, as work begins on Nicaragua vs Panama - an annotated infographic

At a time when the thoughts of most people will be turning to a roast turkey dinner and a visit from Old Saint Nick, in Nicaragua construction will be starting on its $40 billion inter-oceanic canal. 99 more words

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E&T news weekly #29 – we choose our favourite engineering and technology news stories from the week

Friday December 05 2014
Aasha Bodhani, assistant technology features editor
Cyber ring steals firms’ secrets to game stock market

Cybercrime shows no signs of slowing down, as security firm FireEye recently revealed it found an organised espionage ring targeted individuals with access to sensitive insider data that could be used to make profit on trades, particularly in pharmaceutical and healthcare firms, before its made public. 1,251 more words

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One #4ThePlayers as we celebrate 20 years of the Sony PlayStation - an annotated infographic - @PlayStationUK

To paraphrase The Beatles (hey, if you’re going to steal, steal from the best) it was 20 years ago today that Sony PlayStation taught the world to play. 97 more words

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#Nasa readies Orion spacecraft for its first unmanned test flight - an annotated infographic

Nasa is preparing to launch its next-generation Orion spacecraft on an unmanned test flight. The capsule is designed to carry astronauts deeper into space than ever before, to an asteroid or even to Mars. 87 more words

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E&T news weekly #28 – we choose our favourite engineering and technology news stories from the week

Friday November 28 2014
  Jonathan Wilson, online managing editor
Turning sawdust into gasoline

Despite an ongoing global over-reliance on fossil fuels, scientists fortunately keep coming up with new and innovative ways of deriving a fuel source from waste material. 1,185 more words

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