Technology

22 June 2017

Everybody needs a helping hand when they get older – but in years to come that helping hand may be attached to a...

15 June 2017

An extremely sensitive radar that can detect when different parts of people’s bodies are moving at different speeds...

08 June 2017

Half of European adults are either overweight or obese. Many turn to self-help apps as a means to burn excess fat, but...

28 February 2017

We slice open an LED light bulb to see how they work and why we need them.

09 February 2017

In a world where data storage is becoming increasingly difficult, can we look within our own cells to find a solution?

02 February 2017

Europe’s streets full of grand old buildings bring tourists from around the globe, yet it isn’t the ornate 19th-century...

22 January 2017

Decoding a fruit smoothie with a DNA sequencer.

13 January 2017

Technology alone is not enough to reduce air pollution in Europe, we all have to change our habits and behaviour if we...

08 December 2016

Across Europe, some 10 000 antennas stand to attention: they are in a sense an incredibly powerful time machine.

24 November 2016

Field robots and plane-based remote sensors can patrol the earth and the sky to monitor the gases that cause climate...

14 November 2016

by 2050, over 20% of all electricity could be provided by photovoltaics.

11 November 2016

Scientists have found a way of producing electricity and fuel for cars from bacteria and green algae.

04 November 2016

As the clocks go back, and we descend into winter darkness, Laura Brooks investigates some light based technologies.

03 November 2016

Augmented reality took the public by storm this summer, and now researchers look beyond the entertainment industry and...

07 October 2016

European researchers pushing the boundaries of timekeeping could help driverless cars navigate, and even predict...

08 September 2016

Come October, get ready for the world's first nano race!

01 September 2016

Street lights may seem just part of the mundane backdrop of life, but many firms have been devising exciting ideas for...

18 August 2016

Is the trend for tech obsolescence undermining our goals for a zero-waste economy?

04 August 2016

Eye-tracking systems will be available in cars from next year thanks to an EU initiative to back loans to Europe’s high...

01 July 2016

Contactless-enabled mobile phones could be giving out an identifiable number which hackers could use to track your...

01 July 2016

Researchers are developing electric roads that can charge your car while waiting at a traffic light or even on the move...

23 June 2016

There is a pattern hidden in every photograph — fingerprints used in social media, mobile authentication and criminal...

01 April 2016

Are electric cars the future of transport? And can they really reduce pollution?

31 March 2016

By combining the power of computers and theoretical physics, researchers believe they can build a human behaviour...