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Sun, 26 Feb 2017 08:30:00 +0000Flexible, soft robots containing muscle-like actuators could revolutionise rehabilitation for the infirm, say researchers at Switzerland's EPFL. Jim Drury reports.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:39:27 +0000The war over self-driving cars is heating up with Google suing Uber over allegations its self-driving truck company Otto stole Google technology.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:22:00 +0000Scientists in London train bumblebees to 'score' goals by moving a mini ball to a target; demonstrating unprecedented learning abilities. Matthew Stock reports.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:35:00 +0000Chemists develop a technique that reveals the 'microcracks' in a patient's bone, without exposing them to x-ray radiation. They say it could act as an early warning for degenerative bone diseases, such as osteoporosis. Matthew Stock reports.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:38:00 +0000Images taken by divers and released by the Australian Marine Conservation Society show severe coral bleaching near Palm Island on the Great Barrier Reef. Jim Drury reports.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:18:25 +0000Early investors in Uber posted an open letter to the ride-hailing company on Thursday, lambasting it for failing, despite ample opportunity, to change its "destructive culture".
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:50:00 +0000High-rise wooden buildings, such as 14-storey apartment building "The Tree" in Norway, are altering city skylines in what the timber industry is heralding as a new era that will dent the supremacy of concrete and steel. Jim Drury reports.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:50:00 +0000Scientists at the University of Southern California are mastering the coordinated flight of 'flocks' of drones. Bob Mezan reports.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:26:00 +0000The 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 11:44:00 +0000The 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 11:56:00 +0000'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 14:00:00 +0000Snap 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.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:12:00 +0000Tiny 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 15:40:49 +0000Facebook 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 22:44:20 +0000The 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 19:47:00 +0000Brain 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 13:04:00 +0000Oregon State University launches a robot business aimed at bringing "legged locomotion" to wide-scale use. Matthew Stock reports.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:24:15 +0000Scientists 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 09:37:00 +0000A 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 11:06:00 +0000Just 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 10:32:00 +0000A 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.
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 00:28:27 +0000Another 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 21:28:00 +0000A 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 13:27:00 +0000Forest 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.