Is it possible to drive on greener, more resistant truck tyres that consume less fuel? In this edition of Futuris we go on a voyage of discovery into
Could you do with a little help around the house? Or maybe you just want to attend a conference without leaving your armchair?
The city of Lyon in
The recent floods in the UK saw a lot of the management of that disaster made possible by using information from satellites. But how? In this edition
Discarded plastic bottles are a huge environmental problem. Around the world, 20 million tonnes of plastic are made into bottles every year, and
How reliable is biometric security? Computers recognize us by our faces, voices and fingerprints, but can we trick them by pretending to be someone
CeBIT, the world’s largest annual IT fair, is a good place to meet the latest generation of robots, like Roboy, a humanoid machine with built in
Integrated phone technology is the big theme at this year’s Geneva Motor Show with carmakers Volvo, Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari all getting in on the
At the Geneva Motor Show the traditional parade of mad and marvelous concept cars has proved a big draw. While some of the cars look like they’re
It can be a bit of a task at times getting your mobile phone out of your pocket, turning it on and sometimes just for one text.
How about having
Samsung has moved to deflate accussations Twitter’s most retweeted photo was just a marketing stunt for the electronics giant.
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A recent UN report concludes that the global digital divide is significant, even though it is slowly closing. As Information and communications
In Portugal, doctors implant a small device under the skin which monitors cardiac patients for three years. An insertable loop recorder or cardiac
For two centuries Borås has been Sweden’s ‘textile town’. Like many Western centres of the sector it was hit hard by a financial crisis in the early
In Greek mythology, Pheme was the personification of fame, her boon being renown, her wrath scandalous rumours.
So it is apt that she has leant her
Held in Monaco, the Imagina Dental fair is now entirely devoted to the use of 3D, laser and other new technology in dentistry.
An elixir of eternal youth may be the stuff of legend and beyond the reach of humans, but it is not such a fantasy in the world of art restoration
European researchers have created a robotic hand that gave an amputee a sense of touch he had not felt in a decade. With the artificial limb, the
It is roughly the size of a CD and can perform similar tests to a fully equipped laboratory.
The new portable mini-lab is the brainchild of
Though the use of solar panels is on the rise, it still only represents 1.5 percent of total energy consumption in Europe.
There are many reasons
We are only aware of about 10% of our brain activity, so scientists at a lab in Barcelona are working to increase that percentage. They hope to
Ever wonder what’s like exploring your subconscious? That’s what they do every day at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, in a lab unlike any
They make up Europe’s unique heritage but many of the continent’s historic buildings are showing their age.
Energy efficiency, in particular, is a
A new world of opportunity is opening up to students who previously may have missed out on a shot at higher education.
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Ever wonder what your dog does all day whilst you’re at work? Does he just lounge around on the couch?
Well, thanks to a new collar produced by a
Heart rate, body temperature, blood pressure, breathing…checking these kind of parameters are key if we want to keep abreast of our health status, or
In Pisa, Italy, European scientists are pioneering a new way to treat some of the neurological symptoms that can occur in premature births.