Innovation

Route 66 is going solar

Route 66, arguably the most famous stretch of tarmac on Earth, is playing host to a test of Solar Roadways’ revolutionary new solar panel road surface.
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08 Sep 2016

Rain doesn’t stop play

Wimbledon’s over and done with but later this month the eyes of tennis fans will turn to the 136th US Open tennis tournament at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, New York. And…
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11 Aug 2016

Look up – a bus is overtaking you!

Unless you work at home or very close, you’re unlikely to enjoy your commute to work. Traffic, sink holes appearing on the track and other endless delays leave us frustrated and exhausted before we have…
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09 Aug 2016

The Hyperloop high-speed rail network

Forget the government’s proposed HS2, which could take commuters from Manchester to London in just over an hour, The Hyperloop would take just 30 minutes to go from Edinburgh to London – that’s over twice…
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21 Jul 2016

What is hydrogen power?

British tech firm Intelligent Energy has demonstrated a revolutionary new iPhone battery made from a hydrogen fuel cell, so we thought it was about time to dispel some myths about hydrogen power. Is it safe?…
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15 Jul 2016