Scientists are making headway in challenging the traditional publishing model for research papers. The big winners may include ordinary citizens.
From London to Hamburg to Singapore, architects draw inspiration from living organisms to design energy-efficient buildings.
The birth of a movement in four main questions.
After travelling 3 billion kilometres, a space probe begins to explore our largest planet.
British entrepreneur Sarah Wood founded the tech start-up Unruly, an online video ad platform that was acquired last year by News Corp for nearly €135 million.
The digital revolution and the ability to process huge amounts of information have changed the way research is done. Here are three examples.
Designers working with biologists and engineers: not so long ago such collaboration would have been unusual. Now it is at the heart of European Science.
They’re more and more exclusive And they’re often full of already highly qualified students. Are Massive Open Online Courses failing to democratise education?
Once dominated by light-bulb manufacturer Philips, the Dutch city is now home to a dynamic university and its circle of start-ups.
Sharing medical data leads to more targeted treatments, but also bears the risk of abuse. Adam Molyneaux of Sophia Genetics discusses the complexities.
Citizen science relies on the public’s curiosity and enthusiasm – not to mention computing capacity – to supplement the work of scientists.
Sharks are a useful model, both for their slick skin and for their antibodies that can be used to treat cancer.
Technology Will Save Us teaches programming using toys in a whole new way.
Polaroid enthusiasts have recreated instant film that can be used in old cameras and developed a new camera as well.
How Europe is shifting towards a more sustainable system by reusing, remanufacturing and recycling.
How a salamander inspired a robot, a protein became a sensor and a molecule helped design a water purifier.
Beetles, butterflies and spiders are some of the bugs that inspire engineers. What makes these insects so prone to imitation?
A technique for turning CO2 into stone has been pioneered in Iceland, but another kind of immoveable object could prevent large-scale success.