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Cathal Garvey

The biohacking movement, which appeared in the U.S. in the late 2000s, has now spread to Europe. The idea is…
Gerhard Kramer

For Gerhard Kramer, choosing which engineering field to specialise in came naturally: the most challenging one – from a mathematics…
David Weinberger

Linear narrative might be good for fiction, but it is no longer adapted to reality, says American commentator David Weinberger.
The Visio.M electric car

An attractive, affordable, safe and comfortable electric car with a reasonable driving range: that was the goal of the German…
Submarine robots breaking the ocean surface

Submarine robots 'talking' to each other in a language related to that of whales and dolphins are being cast to…
Auke Ijspeert

Biorobotics, which aims to design more efficient robots based on locomotion solutions developed by the animal world, is providing new…
Tanja Lange, Eindhoven University of Technology

In the wake of the American whistleblower’s revelations of wholesale government spying, the public is increasingly concerned about the safety…
Image of a LED power supply and a much smaller prototype

Portable computers will soon be able to do away with the power supply transformer – today the heaviest accessory in…
Synapse with 60 types of proteins

A stunning 3D reconstruction unveils the molecular machinery of a neuronal connection.
Green lacewing larva

Researchers are constantly inventing new techniques to push the limits of light microscopy. Here are four spectacular examples.