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Research into alternatives to silicon solar cells is making rapid progress.
Don't believe reports that the silicon chip will soon be outdated.
There is nothing small about this scientific feat of art.
High-altitude pseudo-satellites are less expensive to launch than the conventional kind and safer too.
Was there ever a more lucrative line penned than "A diamond is forever?"
Scientists are printing electronic circuits that spring up from a flat surface to form tiny 3D components.
The daughter of Lord Byron was the first to grasp computer programming.
In praise of the efficient and versatile LED light.
Today’s 3D printers make Star Trek gadgets look tame.
A selection of the most popular items on our blog over the past week.
Some are sceptical about claims of a fusion reactor in the works that could fit on the back of a truck.
Why the humble LED won the Nobel for physics.
A so-called thinking machine may have inspired the father of modern computing.
Astronauts could make their own spare parts.
A sci-fi thriller about terrorism, technology and cyber warfare.
Wearable electronics have applications in sport, health and war.
A new device harvests energy from noise.
New chip architecture could speed up development of robotic eyes.
Physical searches may become a thing of the past.
From viruses to cochlears, the evolving relationship between biology and engineering.
Game-changing series hybrid design.
Working the land is fast becoming a desk job.
Device with no need to change batteries is a game-changer.
Swarming machines with the termite's building instincts may lead the way.
A comprehensive and wonderfully illustrated book about the development of navigation.
A 2,100-year-old clockwork machine whose remains were retrieved from a shipwreck more than a century ago has turned out to be the celestial super-computer of the ancient world.