Computing


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...

11 September 2011

Joe Jasinski explains the workings of the World Community Grid and this supercomputer hopes to benefit benefit...

11 September 2011

Supercomputers are, as the name suggests, extremely powerful computing devices. They are used to model extremely...

11 September 2011

Paul Calleja explains the workings and uses of the Cambridge University High Performance Computing Resource Cluster...

28 August 2011

If you shop online, you probably increasingly find yourself relying on the reviews other purchasers have posted for...

14 August 2011

In order to design useful new compounds, we need to know exactly what structure any new chemical will take. Computer...

05 June 2011

Computer scientists at Cambridge University have come up with a way to make mobile phones work more intuitively in...

15 May 2011

Using lasers and over 100,000 hours of computing time, researchers have exposed the previously unknown molecular shape...

03 May 2011

New research simulates battery designs on a computer to try and predict what the next breakthrough might be.

01 May 2011

Electrodes detect facial muscle movements and translate them into speech...

24 April 2011

A class of material known as 'multiferroics' respond to both magnetic and electric fields. The latest...

19 April 2011

For Naked Engineering this week, Dave Ansell’s been finding out how to solve the problem of powering the tiny nanoscale...

06 March 2011

Researchers at Rice university have developed a new way to etch structures into stacked piles of graphene, the...

06 February 2011

As the internet and our reliance on computers grows, so does the amount of energy that this industry consumes, which...

06 February 2011

What is a computer chip and how does it really work? Meera and Dave investigate...

06 February 2011

ARM Holdings are a world leader in developing digital solutions and two of the projects they're working on at the...

16 January 2011

Traditionally, the drummer in a band is there to set and to maintain the pace of the music. But if pre-recorded samples...

12 December 2010

Graphene is a very versatile material which we should soon see turning up in a range of applications. Dave spoke to...

19 September 2010

Researchers from Bristol University recently reported on a development in quantum computing that could bring this...

25 July 2010

For this month's tech segment, Meera chats to Chris Vallance about the first ever Vintage Computer Festival held...

27 June 2010

As well as helping to keep you in touch with your friends and family, social networking sites like Facebook are...