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A smartphone, increasingly used to access social media and other online resources

Time to Unplug: A Call for Digital Minimalism

... stories from around the world, forcing us to question our own patterns of behaviour, lifestyle and values. The question ... weight. According to Ofcom 1 , 94% of British adults own a mobile phone, of which 75% are smartphones. And ... online world, but what about those on our own and the effects they have on our sense of self? As social ...

internet cafe

The World Community Grid

... so, what the grid is, anybody can join.  It's using your own PC or computers that you own to join a network of computers and those computers are ...

Alchemy of Us

Technology’s Invisible Hand

... that Lucretia had already been buried. Fashioned from his own experiences, Morse perfected his telegraph in the 1840s ... on Twitter and in text messages, Morse and Vail had their own version. They used  “i i” to mean yes, “1” for ...

Cyborg mask

How to become a cyborg

... the possibility of simply not remembering anything in your own brain, outsourcing the whole lot to a much more accurate ... something I've experienced in terms of connecting from my own nervous system to a robot arm. From that though, when you ...

A smartphone chatbot that reinforces positive thinking and emotion-tracking tech are designed to support users living with mental health conditions.

The tech tapping into user emotions to tackle depression and anxiety

... colour-changing biosensors that help users track their own emotions. Another idea stems from colouring in intricate ... to help a user reflect more optimistically on their own life. ‘In the everyday interaction, we are using ...

Is new technology altering the structure of our brains?

... now being plugged in from an increasingly young age. My own daughter, at the age of 4, knows how to use YouTube. I ...

A microwave oven

Could a microwave be used to heat a home?

... 300 watts are disappearing in heat. Secondly, the cost. My own gas boiler at home is 91 percent efficient compared with ...

A smartphone

Going mobile: Ten years of the iPhone

... vision, and that was that everybody one day would have and own a mobile phone. Most people thought I was slightly mad ...

Logo of a human heart

Keeping hearts alive outside the body

... technique to a heart-lung machine where the donor's own blood supplies the heart muscle with oxygen and glucose, ...

Building Better Bearings

... is associated with steel balls, we don't actually make our own steel balls anymore.  They're pretty much commodity ...

Citizen Science: Science Needs YOU!

... important during pandemics, and you can contribute your own data too. There are many of these projects available, and ... Citizen scientists are capable of formulating their own opinions from the evidence, and it is infinitely ...

Lightbulbs

Bendy screens and hoverbikes: the tech of 2019

... on the side of our cola cam which will actually have your own message on it. Hello Peter. Drink me. Georgia - And what ...

Light Bulb moment

Let there be light!

... Undeterred, Richard set about building one of his own, and soon realised that his invention filled a gap in the ...

Pedestrians walking in a city

(Power) Walk This Way

... this technology is vast. Maybe soon, we'll be powering our own disco dance floor! A group of US and Chinese researchers ...

A single cell neuron

Spying on single cells

... them. Stephan - Yes. We make lots of copies which has its own issues because it’s getting to lose some bios and lots ...

graphene_screen

The future of graphene

... So, will you really see it in chips? Maybe on its own - no, I don't think so. But perhaps as a hybrid. So you ...

Artist's impression of the 5km diameter central core of SKA antennas.

The Square Kilometre Array

... of what we can do and also of course, it changes our own perception of what we can do.  We've already seen that a ...

Presents under a tree

Can technology help buy the best gift?

... gifting occasions and motivations, so if I can buy for my own children versus buying for other people’s children , if ...

AN example of a chip and PIN card

Securing the Internet - Chip and PIN

... get paid and in the end we do all our experiments on our own cards. Dave -   Fair enough.  So, is this possible to ...

All singing, all dancing robots

Making a chatty robot

...  At other times, it's trying to estimate feedback on its own and then what it does is it tries to analyse which ...

DJ Spooky at the Sundance Film Festival, 2003.

Sonic Pi: coding tunes in the classroom

... than just a gimmick?  Could children go on to build their own websites or apps, having played around with Sam's ...

early dating

Dating: past, present and future

...  So I don't know really - I think it's each to their own and you take each situation as you go. Khalil - Nowadays, ...

Timandra Harkness - Big genes, big data

... by Bloomsbury Sigma. And also a quick reminder that my own book -   Herding Hemingway's Cats: understanding how our ...

The M7 car of 1968 gave McLaren their first Formula One wins. It is driven here by Bruce McLaren at the Nürburgring in 1969.

Formula One - Science on the Starting Grid

... in order for the sailors to really tune and optimise their own equipment. Meera -   So, cycling and sailing ...