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11 Jan 2018
By Mary Bates
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16 Feb 2017
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21 Nov 2016
New research from Cambridge suggests that better, clearer, consistent design of tubes and liquids could save...
15 Nov 2016
The Nano Membrane Toilet is great news - but are we producing over-engineered solution?
31 Mar 2016
If Marty McFly travelled to our 2015, what would he think? Is time travel even possible?
19 Oct 2015
In this episode of The Bottom Line, Evan Davis and guests discuss the process of designing a product and getting it...
17 Feb 2015
Where people design better, together
20 Jun 2013
Is invention enough without commercialisation? Former 3M CEO Sir George Buckley questions the UK's approach to...
27 Sep 2012
Co-founder and chairman of architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates talks to Leslie Budd about how architecture...
09 Jun 2011