Technology

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

11 February 2016

New CCTV software can recognise people based on their anatomy or on the way they walk.

05 February 2016

The world’s hardest natural material also has the most enthralling sparkle – these two properties mean that tiny...

28 January 2016

Researchers are getting ready to test a tobacco-powered aeroplane thanks to a new bio jet fuel...

17 September 2015

Can we manipulate DNA to create "living factories" for a greener tomorrow, or is this technology beyond our...

13 August 2015

How do we know where planes are in the sky, and why do we occasionally lose them?

06 August 2015

How a special type of glass could help in early cancer detection...

23 July 2015

Scientists can now research and explore hidden corners of the world... with drones!

17 April 2015

Death is a terrifying thought to many people: Is the best solution just to become immortal?

09 April 2015

Just like the Force, the Internet has its own dark side. Dare you enter the Dark Web?

20 February 2015

From knights in shining armour to bullet proof vests: what's next for protective materials?

05 February 2015

Why a certain number pops up more often than you'd expect, and how this can be used to catch crooks!

20 October 2014

Supported by The Royal Academy of Engineering, the Naked Scientists are offering candidates an opportunity to join...

17 October 2014

Our new Naked Scientists App places our news stories, the answers to science questions you always wanted to ask,...

21 August 2014

Every chemical reaction on earth, from digesting food to powering a car requires a catalysis. We use man-made catalyses...

22 February 2014

UK Science Minister David Willetts promotes science diplomacy in Chicago...

05 July 2013

With modern computers becoming ever more powerful, they have become an indispensable tool for the design of engineering...

15 July 2012

In a world with ever-increasing energy demands and pollution, clean and abundant energy is urgently needed. The Sun...

09 February 2012

Almost 70% of the energy produced by a car engine is lost, mostly in the form of heat that exits along the exhaust pipe...

06 July 2011

CSI has come to Swansea. But rather than solving murders, for a team at the University's Technology Centre (UTC)...

16 October 2010

First came fire. Cavemen rubbed sticks together and there it was, a source of ‘artificial’ heat and light, giving us...

01 October 2010

Bees are being trained to detect drugs and explosives...

01 December 2009

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Switzerland is now back in operation. By smashing particles together at...

15 June 2009

Sure, he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II and has received a number of other honours, but has Sir Tim Berners-Lee yet...

16 July 2008

Simpsons fans will know only too well the opening sequence to the cartoon in which Homer discovers, during his commute...