Technology

  • Heat: Energy from thermoelectricity

    It may be possible to recycle heat from computers and cars.

    Capturing the heat from your car’s exhaust or your computer and turning it into power has just become a hot prospect....

    Energy May 19, 2014
  • This lens could turn your smartphone into a microscope

    The chance discovery of the power of a simple silicon polymer droplet could revolutionise remote ...

    Biomedical engineer Stephen Lee has found a cheap and simple way to turn smartphones into microscopes by attaching a ...

    Technology May 5, 2014
  • Self-powered pacemaker works on a heartbeat

    A new game-changing device would never need replacement batteries. By Elizabeth Finkel.

    A thin, flexible mechanical energy harvester, with rectifier and microbattery, mounted on a bovine heart. – Universit...

    Technology February 24, 2014
  • Enigma of ancient computer solved

    A 2,100-year-old clockwork machine whose remains were retrieved from a shipwreck more than a cent...

    PARIS: A 2,100-year-old clockwork machine whose remains were retrieved from a shipwreck more than a century ago has t...

    Technology November 30, 2006
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