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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:50:00 -0500Scientists at the University of Southern California are mastering the coordinated flight of 'flocks' of drones. Bob Mezan reports.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:26:00 -0500The first app-based solution to help drone owners and general aviation (GA) pilots avoid collision has been launched in Switzerland. Jim Drury reports.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:44:00 -0500The skeleton of a medieval leper excavated from one of Britain's earliest known hospitals is shedding light on the genetic origins of the disfiguring disease leprosy, as Stuart McDill reports.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:56:00 -0500'Ignore Mother Nature and put your foot down' is the advice from scientists in Switzerland researching the fastest and most efficient way for robots to walk, as Stuart McDill reports.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:00:00 -0500Snap Inc – the company that brought us the disappearing messaging app – has been working hard to make itself into something more than just that as it builds up for one of the biggest tech IPOs in years.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:12:00 -0500Tiny particles of air pollution could increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's and dementia, according to a study by the University of Southern California. Bob Mezan reports.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:40:49 -0500Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg lays out a vision of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the company's platform could be the "social infrastructure" for the globe.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:44:20 -0500The biggest known hack ever looking like it will peel off up to $350 million from what Verizon is willing to pay for Yahoo, a source tells Reuters.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:47:00 -0500Brain damage found in former footballers is fuelling concerns that frequent knocks from heading the ball or colliding with other players could cause dementia, as Stuart McDill reports.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:04:00 -0500Oregon State University launches a robot business aimed at bringing "legged locomotion" to wide-scale use. Matthew Stock reports.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 05:24:15 -0500Scientists say a crop-ravaging caterpillar, called the fall armyworm, is eating its way across Africa and, as Stuart McDill reports, could reach tropical Asia and the Mediterranean in the next few years. Stuart McDill reports.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 04:37:00 -0500A Dutch artist and inventor develops a solar-powered water maker with no moving parts and says he expects it to run for decades. Roselle Chen reports.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:06:00 -0500Just in time for Valentine's Day, researchers discover the hormone kisspeptin can enhance activity in brain regions associated with sexual arousal and romantic love. Matthew Stock reports.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 05:32:00 -0500A modular lightweight exoskeleton has allowed former circus acrobat Silke Pan to walk again after a fall from a trapeze rendered her paraplegic ten years ago, as she demonstrated to Jim Drury.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 19:28:27 -0500Another big automaker hooks up with a tech startup. The latest deal is Ford, which unveiled its plans to invest $1 billion over the next five years in Argo AI, recently set up by Google and Uber top engineers.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:28:00 -0500A UCLA-led research team reports that the moon is at least 40 to 140 million years older than previously thought. Bob Mezan reports.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:27:00 -0500Forest Green Rovers, dubbed the 'greenest' soccer club in the world, are planning to build the modern world's first all-wood stadium. Matthew Stock reports.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:31:00 -0500Mexican researchers discover that tropical leaves could reduce methane emissions in cows, a major contributor to climate change. Bob Mezan reports.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 06:07:00 -0500A "NaNose" device which can diagnose 17 diseases, including cancer and Parkinson's, based on 'smelling' a patient's breath paves the way for quick, non invasive and affordable early detection according to its Israeli developers. Stuart McDill reports.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 21:21:50 -0500Apple has a new masterpiece its about to unveil: It’s new headquarters referred to by Silicon Valley as the ‘spaceship’.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 05:00:00 -0500Solar panels that use microtracking technology to almost double the yield achieved by current sun-powered technology have been developed by a start-up offshoot of Switzerland's EPFL. Jim Drury reports.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 07:38:00 -0500Scientists at the California Institute of Technology and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign design a drone based on the complex wing structure of bats. Jim Drury has more.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0500Roboticists from Trinity College Dublin are designing assistive robots that are stable and mobile, and have improved social interfaces to better interact with humans. Matthew Stock reports.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 05:17:00 -0500U.S.-based global health non-profit organisation, PATH, is testing a single-use contraceptive injection in Africa. The jab uses the Uniject injection system developed in the 1980s to make injections simpler in the developing world. Bob Mezan reports.