With Europe’s ageing population, hearing loss will become a major concern for public health. A new generation of technologies can slow the process.
The ability to modify sequences of DNA with pinpoint precision promises new drugs, healthier livestock and better crops.
Some people fret that artificial intelligence will end civilization as we know it, others believe it can solve every problem.
Scientists are making headway in challenging the traditional publishing model for research papers. The big winners may include ordinary citizens.
Sharing medical data leads to more targeted treatments, but also bears the risk of abuse. Adam Molyneaux of Sophia Genetics discusses the complexities.
The recent discovery of gravitational waves has given us a completely new tool for observing the sky. Technologist spoke to some of the scientists listening for the miniscule ripples in space-time.
Aluminium, carbon and even bamboo: sport results today depend highly on the materials.
The fight against congestion is getting some new tools: mobile phones and complex algorithms.
Rapidly evolving camera technology is changing our very notion of photography.
Modern illumination is not only much more efficient, but increasingly responsive to the rhythms of human life.
Age is so much more than years elapsed since your date of birth.
Solar energy won’t fulfil its potential until the storage problem is solved. Here’s how.
Mobile devices need energy – lots of it. Instead of focussing only on improving battery performance, some scientists are looking at the ambient energy that is all around us.