A European research project is using a robot to boldly go where no one has potentially gone before. An underwater sphere stuffed to the gills with technology is capable of entering a mine, mapping it and returning on its own.
According to some data, 85% of productivity growth in modern developed economies is the direct result of innovation
'Futuris' went to Finland for a demonstration of an innovative device developed by European researchers
Researchers are seeking solutions because propylene glycol, used to de-ice planes, is a pollutant that harms the environment
An extension to the French National Sea Centre in Calais allows the building to house one of the largest water tanks in the world holding the equivalent of four Olympic swimming pools
The EU is pursuing cutting-edge research with the international 'Extreme Light Infrastructure' (ELI) project. As part of the groundbreaking work, the world's most powerful laser is being built
When you board an airplane for a flight, do you ever consider what it is made of?
Biologists across Europe have been carrying out detailed research to find out how effective Butanext, a biofuel from wheat straw, could be to replace finite fossil fuels.
How much plastic ends up in our rivers? And what are the effects on our health and the environment? A group of Italian citizens and scientists have come together to try to answer these questions.
Armed with what looks like a small army of autonomous robots, a European research team are finding new ways to explore the seafloor.
Humans have similar automatic biases towards 'darker-coloured' robots as they do toward 'people with a darker skin colour', according to new research from the University of Canterbury.
How can we make cities more eco-sustainable?
Why Scientists are excited by 'next-generation' solar cells and what they could mean for the future of energy.
Futuris travels to Spain to meet the scientist developing a new camera which could revolutionise underwater filming.
Researchers say a new study proves that killer whales are capable of imitating human speech.
Italian scientists are developing humanoid robots that can observe and learn from human behaviour. Those robots can then collaborate with humans across a range of sectors.
Using robots and plants, scientists, architects and robotics researchers are trying to find a way to grow green cities out of the ground.
Google has compiled data on recipes that EU countries are searching for ahead of Christmas dinner. This year's winner was the Italian classic, tiramisu.
According to a new study, babies are better able to recognise faces presented to their left
Study shows almost one in three Europeans say individuals were better off fifty years ago.
There’s been no sign of the Argentine submarine lost in the South Atlantic since Nov. 15 despite a massive international search effort
The small Greek island of Tilos is aiming to become energy self-sufficient, using only renewable sources
Scientists have discovered a new species of orangutan.
Europe’s most innovative projects have been shortlisted
The eaterie will open just off the Norwegian coastline and marine biology is on the table.
A new global ranking has measured the power of passports in terms of visa-free access around the world