Researchers create new prototype plasma jet engine

China researchers create new prototype plasma jet engine.

The new prototype device, built by a team of scientists from the Institute of Technological Sciences at Wuhan University, uses air and electricity to generate propulsion under laboratory conditions that can be comparable to a traditional commercial aircraft engine.

Indian homes and pavements made from plastic.

Plastic waste is a serious problem in India. But businesses in the emerging tech hub of Hyderabad may have found a golden business opportunity to turn plastic rubbish that would otherwise have ended up in a landfill, into efficient building materials used to construct houses and city pedestrian walkways.