Technology

08 August 2010

Andrea Peron takes us on a tour along stage 9 explaining the speeds reached, points to be won and the affects of such...

08 August 2010

The Tour de France is an annual cycle race which takes place in July throughout France and its surrounding countries....

08 August 2010

Endurance events like the Tour de France rely on strong, sturdy, yet fast equipment to win points, time and stages. So...

01 August 2010

Alex Gadsden tells us about his pedal-powered washing machine - how it works and what it can do.

25 July 2010

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

18 July 2010

About 12,000 tonnes of radioactive waste is produced around the world every year and at the moment they need to be...

18 July 2010

What limits the power of fusion reactors at the moment is how to make an exhaust system that can cope with the extreme...

11 July 2010

A new technique is being developed that uses lasers to look at individual molecules. This could be used for faster...

11 July 2010

A few weeks ago on the Naked Scientists, we heard how a highly focused laser beam can be used as if it were a pair of...

27 June 2010

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

20 June 2010

With hydrogen tipped as the green fuel of the future, safer, more efficient methods of storage need to be found to make...

20 June 2010

A new type of material, one that gets thicker rather than thinner when you stretch it, is being developed by EPSRC...

13 June 2010

One of the many new applications of lasers is in the building of tiny, tiny machines. When handling tiny objects, you...

13 June 2010

This week saw a historic moment in football, the kick-off of the First World Cup ever to be held in an African nation...

13 June 2010

The field of metrology, or measurement, is something that requires a great deal of accuracy. Meera Senthilingam has...

13 June 2010

This week, we are celebrating 50 years of the laser and to fill us in on the background of the laser and some of the...

16 May 2010

Meera Senthilingam catches up with members of a team from Cambridge University that took part in the iGEM 2009 project...

16 May 2010

What do we mean when we talk about Synthetic Biology? What does it involve? Dr Jim Haseloff from Cambridge University...

09 May 2010

Researchers in Toronto and in Cambridge have made a major breakthrough in understanding how DNA works. More...

09 May 2010

Meera explored Grand Designs Live at London's Excel centre to find greener ways to fill your home with gadgets...

02 May 2010

Professor Todd Humphreys explains how it may be possible to intentionally fool your GPS into thinking you're...

02 May 2010

How does the GPS in your car actually work? And what does the future hold for GPS? Meera went to meet Dr Chaz Dixon and...

02 May 2010

Chopo Ma explains the Cosmic Positioning System used to locate our satellites...

11 April 2010

Meera Senthilingam explores the online movement of steampunk with our technology expert Chris Vallance...