Computing

21 March 2013

Store and ignore formats are hard to come by for digital data. Now a team at Harvard university have managed to store...

21 March 2013

Cinema lecturer Dr Leo Enticknap discusses whether we're entering a 'digital dark age' as we struggle to...

21 March 2013

PhD student Christian Steinruecken discusses his work on data compression...

20 November 2012

We investigate the power of social media by attempting to create a global Mexican Wave across twitter...

02 September 2012

Credit and debit cards now almost universally use chip and PIN technology, to enable consumers to make secure purchases...

02 September 2012

Is it possible to be ethical yet hack into a company's website and online data? Apparently it can be, when the...

02 September 2012

Our lives are increasingly moving online, which means that more and more of our personal and financial information is...

05 August 2012

Finding Your Own Path - The Seeker Project

01 July 2012

How can mathematical modeling make better buildings? Meera Senthilingham visited the newly refurbished Kings Cross...

22 April 2012

RFID, or Radio-frequency identification tags are the small electronic tags that are used for a huge number of...

11 March 2012

Invasive plant species on the Western Antarctic Peninsula, virtual models of the human body, carbon clues to help ants...

19 February 2012

Light Blue Optics is a Cambridge based company developing lasers to project images and to turn any surface into a touch...

19 February 2012

This week, one of the world's fastest computers became over ten times more powerful...

19 February 2012

Raspberry Pi is a computer the size of a credit card; it will sell for about £20 and could turn your TV into a home...

29 January 2012

2012 began with gale force winds, localised flooding and travel disruptions in the UK. But not everyone is sorry to...

13 December 2011

Given that people are increasingly using crowd source data in their research, are old style stats still up to the job...

13 December 2011

If we collect enough data about our behaviour, can we start to make models that can begin to reveal the hidden rules of...

25 November 2011

Lenses displaying emails before your eyes, flowing materials, stress on the mind and a night flowering orchid...

13 November 2011

As we enter “flu season” in the northern hemisphere, to help track the spread of seasonal flu here in the UK and...

06 November 2011

The science surrounding cancer is multifaceted. It involves clinicians, chemists, geneticists, and even physicists....

11 October 2011

We find out why Vitamin D can keep Tuberculosis at bay, how muscles can be mimicked with nanotubes, how prosthetic can...

04 October 2011

An analysis of over half a billion tweets worldwide has confirmed that regardless of country or culture, we’re all in a...

18 September 2011

Prehistoric marine monsters, human tissue, aircraft wings and even fossilised crocodile dung are yielding their...