Computing

03 March 2017

The world is generating data at a rate that is rising exponentially. In fact, the human population has produced more...

26 January 2017

A computer programme, designed to teach itself, can spot skin cancers as successfully as a panel of trained skin...

16 September 2016

Using brain implants, a pair of monkeys have reproduced some of Shakespeare's work to break a speed record for...

20 July 2016

A technique for storing data using individual atoms has been announced by scientists in the Netherlands...

04 March 2016

A wireless electrode device that beams brainwaves out of the head has enabled monkeys to manoeuvre wheelchairs using...

27 November 2015

Researchers find compulsive sexual behaviour, more commonly known as sex addiction, is driven by the huge novelty...

26 August 2015

Previously unseen interaction between beams of light could yield a breakthrough for quantum computing...

29 May 2015

Robots that can experiment on themselves to discover ways to keep going when they are damaged have been developed...

18 May 2015

Do planes need better cyber security? Ethical hacker Chris Roberts hacked an aeroplane engine - in flight - and...

08 May 2015

Content curation and news filtering by Facebook leads to ideological biases in the information presented to users...

13 February 2015

Human languages tend to have more happy words than sad ones...

06 February 2015

Exposure to screens is affecting teenagers' sleep patterns...

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14 November 2014

Disease outbreaks can be predicted 28 days in advance, using the viewing figures of Wikipedia pages, new research has...

11 July 2014

Electronic devices "printed" by an inkjet printer and powered by smartphone signals have been announced by...

11 July 2014

Data on what we like to buy in supermarkets may help identify the source of food-related illness outbreaks.

12 June 2014

This week a computer reportedly passed the ‘Turing test’. But what does this actually mean for artificial intelligence?

15 April 2014

A bug called heartbleed in the software behind most of the internet may have been leaking data out to the world.

11 April 2014

A computer has come up with the best way to recover from jetlag, according to new research.

18 February 2014

Researchers have begun to model the brain using a computer but they'd need a power station to model the whole...

12 January 2014

Super thin, flexible electronic circuits which can be applied to any surface have been developed by Swiss scientists...

05 January 2014

Graphene looks set to enter mass market manufacturing in 2014...

31 October 2013

International computer giant IBM has unveiled its vision for a "supercomputer in a sugarcube" powered by...

22 September 2013

Google have teamed up with the Raspberry Pi Foundation to get make software development tools available to children.

08 August 2013

A Japanese toilet manufacturer has found that their high-tech models are susceptible to hackers...