Interviews about Technology

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

25 January 2009

A car which silently repairs scratched paintwork, chipped windscreens or engine faults sounds fantastic, and may not be...

25 January 2009

Window cleaners may be forced to join the unemployment line, as new technology lets the windows clean themselves...

25 January 2009

Metal-Organic Frameworks, or MOFs, are a promising species of molecules which have enormous internal surface areas....

07 December 2008

Optical Lens Replacement surgery can be used to treat cataracts, which affect millions of people worldwide. We find...

07 December 2008

Firing lasers into your eyes sounds like a bad idea, but Laser Eye Surgery is a safe and effective option that could...

30 November 2008

As part of a trip to the Naked Cafe on Solana Beach, we met Hans Paar to discuss the birth of the universe...

30 November 2008

In a box hidden in a corner of the lab belonging to the late Stanley Miller was an experiment which could explain the...

30 November 2008

The best way to monitor and understand the sea is to go with the flow! Jules Jaffe and colleagues at Scripps Institute...

30 November 2008

Sensing our environment is vital - from chemical leaks to terrorist attacks, an ability to accurately and quickly...

23 November 2008

We hear about a recent government competition to help us make better use of the web.

02 November 2008

For air traffic control, telling the difference between wind turbines and planes using traditional radar has presented...

26 October 2008

Cambridge's annual Teslathon brings enthusiastic amateurs get together to show off their home made tesla coils –...

19 October 2008

The Joint European Torus, or JET, is the biggest fusion experiment in the world right now - but how does it keep fusion...

19 October 2008

So what's the next step towards making fusion power a reality? Steve Cowley explains the plans for the...

05 October 2008

A new initiative funding research into cancer imaging could find new ways to spot cancer early, and better ways to...

28 September 2008

We know that antibodies must pass from breastmilk to baby's blood, but only now have scientists watched one in the...

21 September 2008

Whether or not bacteria stick around in your local hospital isn’t always down to local conditions or cleaning....

15 September 2008

A new proposal for an absolutely massive solar power tower in Namibia forces the issue of electricity in Africa -...

31 August 2008

A new penguin tracking system can recognise an individual penguin from afar...

10 August 2008

The ExoMars rover will be heading off to explore new territory, but will the future of Mars missions be manned or...

10 August 2008

Dr Carol Haswell gives Meera Senthilingam a lesson in planet spotting, using techniques known as Winks, Wobbles and...

03 August 2008

Carbon sequestration may be our best bet to offset the tonnes of carbon we pump into the atmosphere each year....

13 July 2008

Another method often used by athletes to reach their peak performance is to use the best equipment or clothing on the...

13 July 2008

Could an Anaconda be the best way to extract power from waves? Possibly not the snake itself, but it's namesake...