Interviews about Technology

Interviews about robotics, artificial intelligence, computing, communications, sensors and gadgets...

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

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

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

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

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...

11 April 2010

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

21 March 2010

The human population is estimated to be about 6.8 billion right now, and it’s set to grow to over 9 billion by 2040....

14 March 2010

We discover a way to read a person’s thoughts using a brain scanner...

14 March 2010

Meera Senthilingam brings us the highlights of this years Cambridge Science Festival...

07 March 2010

We sent Meera Senthilingam out to find out how cleverly designing solar cells into the structure of a building can make...

07 March 2010

Researchers have identified how a hand held magnetic device could mitigate the pain of migraine...

07 March 2010

Flexible solar cells could revolutionise the way solar cells can be used, we hear how they're made and where they...

07 March 2010

Can nanotechnology make solar cells more efficient? We find out how tweaking a surface at the nano-scale could allow...

28 February 2010

An estimated 32 billion cubic metres of clean water are lost through leaky pipes every year. But there might be a...

28 February 2010

Most of the water that we use comes from reservoirs. These artificial lakes are often created by damming a river then...

21 February 2010

Professor Frank Fish explains how a sculpture of a humpback whale triggered a whole new design for wind turbines...

21 February 2010

Meera Senthilingam explores how wind turbines can be designed to withstand the cold temperatures of Antarctica in order...

21 February 2010

Pierre Rivard explains how inflatable wind trubines could help us harness the great winds we see at high altitudes...