Engineering is the discipline of design and construction of mechanical devices, equipment, structures and public works systems. Topics include aircraft technologies, buildings, bridges, robotics and heavy machinery.
The World's Most Awe-inspiring Glass Buildings
10 Innovative Architects to Watch
10 Most Copied Architects
10 Advancements in Environmental Engineering
How Zambonis Work
What Countries Use the Imperial System?
Science and Nature: Fractals
Are food-based plastics a good idea?
Can a swimsuit make you swim faster?
10 Crazy Uses for Completely Frictionless Surfaces
Your Thoughts Could Activate a Tiny Robot Inside Your Own Brain
How Star Wars Works: Fan-built Droids
10 Futuristic Construction Technologies
Why are blueprints blue?
10 Women Who Broke New Ground in Engineering
For the first time, Israeli researchers have developed a system that lets a human use brain waves to control nanobots in a cockroach. How could that help your health?
Some "Star Wars" fans aren't content to just watch the movies. They have to bring the tech from the screen into the real world. Get the inside scoop on how creativity, ingenuity and dedication make fan-made droids come to life.
It took years to construct the 110-story World Trade Center towers and less than an hour to bring them down to rubble. What ultimately caused the towers to collapse on Sept. 11, 2001?
An MRI scan is the best way to see inside the human body without cutting it open, but that may be little comfort to you when you're getting ready for the exam. Lying perfectly still on a tiny slab in a narrow hole, you might wonder what's happening to your body.
By Todd A. Gould, RT-(R)(MR)(ARRT) & Molly Edmonds
Bridges are amazing displays of scientific engineering. This collection of pictures highlights some of the most spectacular structures ever created.
I've noticed that the insides of road and subway tunnels are usually covered in ceramic tile. Is there any particular reason for this or is it simply convention?
Is there any rhyme or reason to how U.S. interstate highways are numbered?
I am entering a chemistry contest at my high school. The goal is to build the battery that produces the most watts for one minute. Our battery can't be bigger then 1 foot in any direction and can't use strong acids. What are the best chemicals to use, and what's the best design?
EPCOT was Walt Disney's "Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow." But it didn't actually turn out the way he had envisioned it.
By Alex Krieger