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07 March 2013

Researchers are now tracking online searches to find evidence for possible side effects to prescription drugs..

28 February 2013

A team of US scientists have developed a flexible battery than can be stretched to three times its size without...

28 February 2013

Scientists have produced a bendy battery that can stretch elastically to three times its normal length without...

14 February 2013

A group of US and Chinese researchers have developed a generator that can convert footsteps into electrical power...

14 February 2013

Soft robots can be simple and cheap but incredibly agile: powered by explosions, they can leap at least 30 times their...

07 February 2013

And finally, enormous library archives of magnetic tape or other media could one day be a thing of the past if a new...

07 February 2013

A group of Korean researchers have produced flexible films of thermoelectric material that can generate electricity...

24 January 2013

Does improved energy efficiency translate into a saving for the planet? Or does it just mean people use more resources...

04 November 2012

It sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but scientists have developed a DNA-based “smart gel” that can contract...

04 November 2012

The light-emitting tails of fireflies have revealed a way for scientists to create more efficient LEDs.

01 November 2012

Nature has inspired researchers to make brighter, more efficient LEDs, by copying the structure of a firefly’s rear end.

23 September 2012

A new form of backwards printing has been developed with a very high resolution

23 September 2012

The drill bits which the Curiosity rover will use to examine Martian rocks may be contaminated with Earth life.

19 September 2012

In a giant leap for technology, scientists have doubled the electricity-producing efficiency of the thermoelectric...

16 September 2012

A superhydrophobic layer repels water from hot metal and prevents it boiling...

02 September 2012

A router which auto-corrects its position, allowing you to cut precision shapes by hand, has been built by researchers...

02 September 2012

Cable-like batteries which can be tied into a knot have been developed in Korea...

01 July 2012

How can you communicate if you can’t move a muscle? This is the situation for people with ‘locked-in syndrome’ - but a...

27 May 2012

Scientists have discovered the chemical combination the constitutes a flavoursome tomato

25 May 2012

Researchers have developed a DNA-based memory chip for storing information inside cells that could allow us to track...

20 May 2012

A plan to rescue stranded satellites has been developed.

25 March 2012

Using a laser, a super fast camera and a clever algorithm, researchers at MIT have developed the ability to see, in 3D...

11 March 2012

How you type a word could change the way you emotionally respond to it, and words typed with mainly the right hand seem...