Asteroid Vesta

The crust of the asteroid Vesta is almost three times thicker than expected, according to a new study that questions…
Life tracking icons

The growing obsession with self-tracking and the use of wearable technology to improve our health may also affect our sense…
Swiss computer science student Jonathan Cheseaux has developed a system for locating a person via his or her mobile phone with a drone, which could be used to find victims in natural disasters.

Swiss computer science student Jonathan Cheseaux has developed a system for locating a person via his or her mobile phone…
An artist’s impression of a laser pulse changing a magnetic bit.

New laser technology is set to boost the write speed of hard drives dramatically and pave the way for optical…
Research production line for battery cells at the Institute for Machine Tools and Industrial Management.

While the electric car market is gaining traction in many European countries, it’s slow going in Germany. But a shift…
Bacteria

Most of the DNA in your body is not really 'yours'. It belongs to the myriad of microbes that live…