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Daniela Castrataro

Crowdfunding demands a well-planned communication strategy, explains Daniela Castrataro, co-founder of the Future of Crowdfunding conference.
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…
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…
Green lacewing larva

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

Super-resolution techniques have pushed back the limits of optics, becoming an essential tool in the life sciences.
Infographic. A camera that sees the invisible.

By revealing colour gradations, hyperspectral imaging can detect everything from gas leaks to melanoma.
The PRECEYES Surgical System

A Dutch university spinoff has developed a robot that enables eye surgeons to operate with 10 to 20 times higher…
Chemical cameras find uses from agriculture to cancer diagnostics

Chemical cameras reveal a world that is invisible to the human eye. Smaller and cheaper devices are now finding uses…
Lake Geneva photographed by a hyperspectral camera

Hyperspectral cameras unveil unseen colours and double up as chemical detectors that can be used in countless applications.