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US-German 'Dream Chaser' spacecraft collaboration is extended to 2017

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) have signed a new Dream Chaser spacecraft cooperation, which is secured until 2017.

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'Asleep-yet-aware' electronics could revolutionise remote wireless sensors

DARPA is seeking to develop near-zero-power technologies that could operate reliably for years and eventually benefit the growing global network of Internet-enabled devices.

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Magnesium shows promise for better performing batteries

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have taken a significant step toward the development of a battery that could outperform lithium-ion technology.

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Rolls-Royce wins largest ever order from Emirates

Rolls-Royce has won its largest ever order, worth $9.2bn, to provide Trent 900 engines and TotalCare service support to Emirates.

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