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08 August 2013

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

31 July 2013

A tiny diamond-based sensor 1/50,000th of a millimetre across can be used to measure the temperature at specific points...

25 July 2013

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

25 July 2013

A clotting-control system based on laser-activated nanoparticles has been developed by scientists in the US.

18 July 2013

Claudia and Priya give you the facts about human powered flight

17 July 2013

A scalpel that can discriminate healthy and cancerous tissue can tell surgeons if tumours have been completely removed...

11 July 2013

A solar-powered medical steriliser for third world countries uses nanoparticles to produce a scalding jet of bug-...

04 July 2013

Nuclear fallout from Cold War nuclear tests could help to identify poached ivory...

04 July 2013

A new diagnostic technique is enabling scientists to listen to red blood cells for signs of disease.

27 June 2013

Researchers have developed a fuel cell that runs on tears, which they say could power lens-mounted glucose sensors for...

27 June 2013

A new coating technique that makes bone bond tightly to an artificial joint has been developed by US scientists...

26 June 2013

The virtual currency 'bitcoin' has long been used by gamers to buy extra features online. Now you can spend...

20 June 2013

This week Google has tested a new balloon network that could being internet to remote locations...

20 June 2013

A self-powering retinal implant that can turn light into sight has been successfully tested in rats.

13 June 2013

A team in Singapore have developed an invisibility cloak that can hide goldfish and cats...

30 May 2013

Scientists have engineered a viral vector that can convert cells lining the airways into producers of flu-fighting...

30 May 2013

Optics develop to send 400Gbits per second down an optical fibre 12800km long and could reduce the price and increase...

30 May 2013

Can we watch chemical reactions taking place with new atomic force microscope technology?

30 May 2013

Just one return trip to Mars would eat up about two-thirds of an astronaut's lifetime "safe" dose of...

30 May 2013

QuickFire Science on the 60th anniversary of the first complete ascent of Mount Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tensing...

23 May 2013

Scientists have used 3D printing techniques to construct a new trachea to successfully treat a child born with airway...

09 May 2013

A “cloaking device”, capable of rendering objects invisible to microwave light, has been produced using a 3-D printer.

09 May 2013

This week the world's first gun made entirely from a 3D printer was successfully fired. Here's the...

09 May 2013

Scientists in China have developed a sensor that can reveal when food might be bad to eat because it’s been poorly...