Interviews about Technology

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

13 July 2008

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

13 July 2008

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

22 June 2008

Meera met our regular tech correspondent, Chris Vallance, to discover hyper-local news – the newest online development...

08 June 2008

These days when searching for ancient remains and hidden treasures you don’t need to have the magical map where X marks...

08 June 2008

Forensic scientists have announced a major breakthrough in crime detection which could lead to hundreds of cold cases...

01 June 2008

Mark Peplow joins us once again from the Royal Society of Chemistry's magazine, Chemistry World...

01 June 2008

Last week's show was all about Mars, just hours before the Phoenix mission was due to land. So did it touch down...

01 June 2008

Airlines often get a lot of criticism from the green movement for the amount of greenhouse gases they emit. But could...

25 May 2008

Knowing that aeroplanes could self-repair would be extremely reassuring to those who are scared of flying, and Ian Bond...

25 May 2008

Meera goes to visit Martin Towner at the Planetary and Space Sciences Research Institute at the Open University to...

25 May 2008

We talk with William Boynton, in charge of Thermal and Evolved Gas Analyser aboard Phoenix, about the imminent landing...

04 May 2008

Meet Probo the robot designed to keep sick children occupied in hospital.

04 May 2008

Meera looks into the latest internet phenomenon, Twitter.

27 April 2008

How can we be sure that when we buy jewellery it is the real deal? To find out, Meera went to pay a visit to the...

27 April 2008

You may have heard of using diamonds to cut glass or harden drill bits, but lasers? Scalpels? Chris Wort joins us from...

20 April 2008

Solar panels seem to be turning up on rooftops all over the place, but are they really worth using? You may be...

20 April 2008

So how else can we generate electricity at home? Well Elaine Ball is from Baxi Group – and they’ve developed a...

20 April 2008

Is it possible to build houses that produce more energy than they use? ZEDFactory aim to produce developments which are...

13 April 2008

Here's a question: The universe is a big place and if you only have a small number of telescopes with which to...

13 April 2008

Is the sun responsible for our warming climate? Have we been blaming carbon dioxide, when our own sun is the guilty...

06 April 2008

Finding local live music and song writing under pressure are our tech topics with Chris Vallance this week...

06 April 2008

Conversations with robots and hands-on highlights from the Edinburgh Science festival...

30 March 2008

Some bacteria live inside us, some live in freezing cold environments, others near the blistering heat of volcanoes in...

30 March 2008

Could satellite images of the surface of the sea tell us when and where to expect deadly outbreaks of Cholera?