Sensors

03 March 2017

Researchers have found that the brain activity in someone listening to a story bears similarity to the person telling...

09 February 2017

A tiny sensor capable of transmitting information from inside the body and powered by stomach acid has been unveiled by...

14 October 2016

An electronic implant has enabled a spinal injury patient to experience sensations from his hand for the first time...

27 September 2016

Sonic holograms that shape sound waves into complex patterns to manipulate tiny objects, have been developed by...

16 September 2016

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

06 May 2016

Nanobots (really small robots) sound like science fiction, but Cambridge researchers have brought them one step closer...

04 March 2016

A soft robotic skin sensitive to touch and deformation, and with the ability to change colour like an octopus, has been...

03 March 2016

The first step towards a space-based gravitational wave telescope has been tested successfully by the European Space...

26 November 2015

A new technique that uses ultrasound waves has enabled French scientists to see some of the smallest structures in the...

16 October 2015

A brain scanning technique that can find the source of an epilepsy patient's fits has been unveiled by scientists...

16 June 2015

The Philae lander, deployed onto the surface of comet 67-P-Churyumov-Gerasimenko in 2014, has begun to to send back...

27 May 2015

How horseshoe bats could revolutionise naval sonar…

15 May 2015

How does selective hearing really work?

13 February 2015

A trial to pick up the presence of Parkinson's Disease using chemicals in exhaled air has launched in Cambridge.

06 February 2015

Scientists have caught a glimpse of the underside of a tectonic plate...

19 January 2015

Do birds in flight weigh more, less or the same than they do at rest?

10 October 2014

Detect intergalactic particles using only your smartphone, using the new DECO app.

15 August 2014

Tattoos could be a new form of human battery...

31 July 2014

It has been announced by the government that driverless cars will be trialed on the roads of the UK by January 2015.

16 January 2014

Crowd funding programmes have raised money for Hollywood films, but now it could even be used to monitor carbon dioxide...

12 January 2014

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

22 November 2013

A new way to spot cancerous cells speedily, by looking at their stiffness, has been developed by US scientists.

08 August 2013

Device tells smart phone how fast you’re burning fat and could help patients to control diabetes...

25 July 2013

Ultra-lightweight electronics fashioned from thin plastic films that can be formed into microcircuits have been...