In today’s competitive world of education, universities are having to change and innovate. The creation of ‘Massive Open Online Courses’ or MOOCs
New technology for water purification has been developed based on UV-LED and photocatalysis.
The water purification device is the work of a
Dams that protect urban areas from flooding sometimes fail, resulting in catastrophic damage. But what can be done to prevent such
Gradually losing control of your body is something that patients with neurodegenerative diseases must learn to live with. Lorenzo Rossi, an
The human hand, a masterpiece of evolution, has for a long time been impossible to recreate artificially. Its complex mechanics and high sensitivity
Manual packaging is tedious work – can robots alleviate the boredom?
Engineers at the Technical University Munich are testing a talking workstation
Researchers repeatedly throw themselves to the floor to simulate how a human falls. It is part of an international effort to help senior citizens
One year after a plan to reform European data protection laws was unveiled, it is still the focus of intense debate. It seems reaching an agreement
The information technology sector is rapidly changing, with smartphones becoming even smarter and location tracking becoming the norm. Officials are
“We have developed so called brain-computer interfaces which allow the user to control different devices and programmes without hands, by means of
A waterbag is a flexible container system for freshwater transport.
Engineer Samuele Ambrosetti explained: “You can see here a water bag made from
Welcome onboard an aircraft unlike any other. It’s been designed to increase safety on small planes and the stakes are high. At one incident every
A fresh way of analysing security information is being developed with the help of Heathrow Airport.
Known as TASS – it brings together different
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