Technology

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

07 July 2007

Mention plastics and most people think of polythenes, perspex and other oil-based nasties that never break down. But...

03 June 2007

What is a thunderstorm, how is lightning generated by clouds, how much energy is there in a lightning bolt, and could...

08 March 2006

The story of rocketry pioneer John Parsons, who founded the Jet propulsion Lab...

08 February 2006

Dr. Barry Gibb, Scientist and Author, Latest Play - MACHINA

04 May 2005

Radiologist Bob Bury investigates some of the new 'scanning' technologies, which have revolutionised medical...

23 March 2005

Developments in biological science, have led to a massive increase in the amount of data available in biology and...

23 February 2005

Are the days of private thoughts numbered? A new development in neuroscience, functional magnetic resonance imaging (...

02 February 2005

A material designed originally to help rockets blast into space (Cytomatrix) is now helping scientists in America to...

29 September 2004

Chips that can plug into the brain and translate thoughts to computers, or help paralysed people to move, are no longer...

18 August 2004

Nanomedicine, nanotechnology and nanoengineering are the future of science and medicine. Barry Gibb describes how the...

23 June 2004

e-Science, including telemedicine, has the potential to revolutionise patient care. Grid technology can ensure flexible...