Though hybrids and plug-in electric motors are on the way, the internal combustion engine is still BMW's mainstay. The company is now launching an entirely new engine series - including a 1.5 liter 3-cylinder twin turbo.
Biohackers conduct research far away from the establishment, in kitchens or garages. Their creations range from water filters to genetically modified organisms. The global movement wants to advance science for all.
Crossrail is London's much-anticipated $20-billion tube line, due to open in December 2018 under the name of the Elizabeth Line. DW met Andrew Wolstenholme, the CEO of Europe's biggest infrastructure project.
A flight from Paris to Los Angeles was forced into an emergency landing in Canada after one of the engines sustained "serious damage." It's the second time this kind of incident has occurred on an Airbus A380.
From ATOX to vacuum, and radiation in between, engineers have to overcome heaps of issues in spacecraft design. So spare a thought for those trying to do something new, like Reaction Engines and Oxford Space Systems.
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