Technology

Features about technology, robotics, artificial intelligence, computing, communications, sensors and gadgets...

27 September 2021

A new supercomputer built in Cambridge is the fastest yet in the UK. It will be dedicated to advanced research in the...

25 June 2021

Most of us became more online, but this exacerbated the 'digital divide' and may make us unhappier

29 March 2021

New technologies to reuse water piloted in Greece

12 March 2021

There's light on the horizon when it comes to controlling the airborne spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19...

11 December 2020

Using big data techniques to analyse archives

05 December 2020

A third of the human brain is devoted solely to making sense of what we see, so it's not surprising that graphs...

03 December 2020

AI processes should be explainable to avoid repeating past human mistakes

24 October 2020

The behaviour dubbed 'phubbing' is eroding relationships and basic fundamental needs. Here's how...

10 September 2020

AI can encode human biases, with implications for how we handle the pandemic

05 June 2020

Cheaper, lighter, and more energy-dense: the future of batteries?

03 June 2020

On the deck of the Bliss, beyond the reach of cellphone coverage, I sailed into my life before the Internet...

22 May 2020

How does an electric vehicle battery actually work?

12 May 2020

The NHS contact tracing app has arrived, and is causing controversy...

24 February 2020

If you knew you were going to be on dialysis in four years time, would you do something about it?

18 February 2020

A Naked Scientists intern turned DNA sleuth updates us on where she's got to...

10 November 2019

This is the first question I get whenever I mention what I’ve been up to for the past two months...

07 November 2019

What it is inclusive design, why do we need it, and how can it make computers more accessible?

05 November 2019

The team get inside the industry, and hear about and test-drive the latest top video games releases...

23 October 2019

Data science; a profession, a discipline? But what actually is it

21 August 2019

Using spin to push the bounds of electronic devices

01 August 2019

Shoppers ‘can’t afford’ energy efficient cars, homes - researchers...

30 July 2019

Why eschewing tech may be good for mental well-being...

19 July 2019

Is our reality a computer simulation?

15 July 2019

Your ideas will create the materials of the future...