What if the traditional ways of using classroom teaching and homework were swapped around?
Where children learn the basics of a subject at home
A new generation of car tyres is being made with a list of intriguing ingredients.
Peter Snel, group head of R&D at Dutch tyre specialist Apollo
A team of scientists in Italy have been working on a unique robotic surgery system.
They hope that one day robots could take over the work of
Cutting energy consumption in data centres is a key priority in the IT world.
The towering ranks of servers are the backbone of our digital lives
Imagine being able to work from just about anywhere…
Welcome to Sofia, a city where wifi is free and accessible in many public places across town
A Danish company has developed a series of machines that can quite literally see the unseen.
Joergen Rheinlaender, the Director at InnospeXion
Although millions of books are scanned and put online every year, making old documents and texts available on the web is a difficult and painstaking
Like water from a faulty tap, power leaks from all electronic devices – whether in use or not. The fact is a portion of our energy bill goes down the
Jörg Schulz is a baker in Germany who has found a cool money-saving new way of baking his bread.
“The NanoBak Technology, which we developed, is a
ASML, Europe’s largest chip-equipment maker for the semiconductor industry, is inviting its customers to financially back its research and
Around half the Internet users on Earth are signed onto Facebook. That meant more than 900 million by the beginning of April this year. Social
Television is becoming increasingly global. The programs we see on our screens, whether documentaries or soap operas, quiz programmes or films, are
A new irrigation system – Waterbee – is set to reduce costs and save water.
John O’Flaherty, the project coordinator for Waterbee, explained
Several European engineering firms are collaborating on new technology that would allow cars to drive you, rather than the other way round.
2012 is the European Year for Active Ageing and researchers are using the latest technologies to improve the quality of life for people suffering
Three people reflect on how computer technology is helping them to cope with disease due to ageing.
“I was working and felt completely exhausted
Scientists are putting the finishing touches to a new way of harvesting electricity from light.
Paul Rebhan, the Global Business Development
They call it the ‘Heathrow Pod’, and it is a new way of getting around the urban jungle. Rather than waiting for a bus, business travellers just take
This is the mock-up of a noozle, a particularly sensitive component of a nuclear plant. This is an ultrasound robot, specially designed to monitor
Industrial accidents in Europe claim around 6 in every 100,000 workers each year. That’s according to Eurofound, which oversees the improvement of
Traditionally older generations educate younger ones. Knowledge passes from older, wiser heads to less experienced ones. But sometimes it goes the
“How is Singapore planning for sustainability? We discuss the issue of energy in the cities of tomorrow with Ms Fun Siew Leng, Group Director for
The world Innovation Summit for Education. WISE, has set itself the task of getting all children in the world to school by the year 2015, part of its
Energy. It is generated, consumed, and expelled. Our cities have a constant appetite for it.
So how could that kind of consumption of power and
Our cities are centres of innovation, where minds and machines work together to develop new, game-changing technologies. The challenge is how to
Technology is increasingly playing a role in the classroom. Our first example is in the United States. We are also visiting Estonia and South Korea