Kompai is a robot companion to humans who need one.
Born in a workshop near Biarritz, France, Kompai is the fruit of a European Union project to
A medical breakthrough, developing replacement heart valves that grow with the patient, could be just a few years away.
The valves would be given
Adri Hartveld is reinventing the running shoe.
The Dutch entrepreneur has developed a radical new design, now being tested at Staffordshire
The universe was born 13.7 billion years ago with the Big Bang. But what was there before? Scientists are starting to get an answer thanks to the
Aviation safety is a worldwide concern. European researchers want to prevent further catastrophes with the help of textiles tested in explosive ways
Consider the following health problems, related by three different people:
“Every day I said to myself: ‘Tomorrow I’ll start to eat properly
51 Pegasus B: that’s the name given to the first ever extrasolar planet discovered back in 1995. Since then, scientists have detected some 500
European researchers have developped a new shoe aimed at helping elderly people walk more safely.
Fiorella Marcellini is a coordinator at Smiling
Space exploration is a major global issue and Europe wants to be in the driving seat. It therefore needs to develop a global vision and a strategic
More and more beekeepers all over the world are witnessing a sharp drop in the number of bees they keep.
In the United States, 25 percent of
Jack and his parents live on the east coast of England. Every now and then they come to London, trying to make the most of their day out. But the
Bluefin Tuna is disappearing from the sea. Demand keeps prices high - which means people will keep fishing Bluefin Tuna until there is none
In the 19th century the discovery of the Rosetta Stone unlocked the secrets of Egyptian hieroglyphs. Today, 21st century scientists are hoping that
In congested, polluted central London they are researching the possibilities of making biofuels from trees. They hope that soon, the poplar will
The Air Show of Berlin, the oldest exhibition of its kind, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.
The show, which takes place every two years
Anette Hansson, is one of the tens of thousands that fall prey to MS across Europe, she describes the onset of the disease:
“I had a lot of balance
According to Alzhemer Europe, at least 5.7 million Europeans between the ages of 40 and 80 suffer from dementia or Parkinson’s disease. For them
We just treat it as part of the furniture, but without the sun’s energy life on earth would be impossible. Studying the sun is essential but also
Robots are learning to become more human. But what are the goals and boundaries of such progress?
Meet Erica and Borka.
Erica – 29 years old –