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Animal testing raises sometimes violently passionate debate and opposition, but for medical research surely it is sadly unavoidable? Perhaps not for much longer if European scientists' research bears
In a special edition of Futuris, we investigate how scientists and engineers are helping farmers and food entrepreneurs across Europe.
New international standards require ocean vessels to reduce air pollution. How does altering power affect the safety of a ship?
Monitoring the Mediterranean to save the lives of drifting refugees is currently a hit-and-miss affair, needing an expensive armada of vessels to ensure lives are saved. But there are never enough shi
When driving on a road embankment, we hope that it won’t collapse under the wheels of our vehicle, but how certain can we really be?
Scientists fear that even before one of the last frontiers of exploration, the ocean deep, has been properly studied it will already have been exploited by commercial deep-sea mining looking for rare
In this edition of Futuris we travel to northern Sweden, some 150km inside the Arctic Circle where winter temperatures can fall to -45ºc.
Sensor technology is at the heart of a project designed to prevent obesity and other eating disorders, before it is too late.
What will come – as time goes on – of traditional dance, folk music, of the cultures of the people?
In this edition of Futuris, Julián López Gómez sails to a fish farm in the west of Scotland, where around 1,000 tons of salmon are bred every year.
Marine biodiversity is rich in sources for medicine and cosmetic science, as Spanish researchers are discovering on the Mediterranean coast.