Technology

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

23 November 2018

Video games that are specifically designed to test and improve children’s social and emotional skills could enable...

22 November 2018

Are you a PhD student from Cambridge University? Fancy joining our team?

16 November 2018

A new type of use-by label for milk bottles that decomposes as the liquid inside goes sour could appear on UK...

11 November 2018

How drones and AI are helping to track endangered species and threatened marine habitats...

16 August 2018

Personalised smartphone applications and wearable technologies that are attuned to the user’s state of mind are...

19 July 2018

Digital technologies such as artificial intelligence and robotics, ‘desperately’ need an institutional framework and...

14 June 2018

Europe’s population is ageing rapidly, yet the majority of car safety equipment is tested using dummies modelled on...

26 April 2018

Electric ferries and digital communication between ships could help in the quest to decarbonise maritime transport, a...

20 April 2018

Micro- and nano-robots built for medical purposes have the potential to venture deep within our bodies to repair damage...

19 April 2018

Lightweight electric mini-cars could soon be a common sight on the streets of Europe’s cities thanks to longer-lasting...

11 April 2018

Oceans are noisy. Shrimps snap their claws, whales sing to find a mate and dolphins echolocate to find food. However...

29 March 2018

You could call it fatal attraction. Drawn by artificial lights in our brightening night-time world, animals find their...

22 March 2018

Crimes that involve chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) materials pose a deadly threat not just to the...

20 March 2018

How can a transaction between anonymous individuals, with no independent oversight, ever be trusted? Welcome to the...

09 March 2018

What is Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and how can we better monitor and treat it?

01 March 2018

Married people who work from home report feeling happier than they were before doing so,

17 December 2017

There is growing evidence from scientific studies that individuals can become addicted to using social networking sites...

15 December 2017

Glasses that translate images of physical objects into soundscapes and a belt that turns images into vibrations are...

30 November 2017

What do the UK-based editor of a leading technology magazine and a self-taught coder from a low-income neighbourhood in...

05 October 2017

An artificial leaf that can harvest energy from the sun faster than a natural one could lead to a new generation of...

31 August 2017

Bee-based maths is helping teach swarms of drones to find weeds, while robotic mowers keep hedgerows in shape.

17 August 2017

Rght now, the human brain is the most complex structure in the known universe – but that may be about to change...

16 August 2017

Blockchain technology developed to guarantee the value of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum is now being...

11 August 2017

Microscopic structures that can bend light are helping researchers lay the foundations of an invisibility cloak.