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Themed dossiers on a broad range of topics that explain the main technological challenges of our time. They include interviews, stories, portraits and infographics.

War without humans

Lambèr Royakkers of the Eindhoven University of Technology analyses the dangers of having machines make life-or-death decisions.

Drones designed like bugs

Hundreds of millions of years of evolution have given insects the ability to fly efficiently and robustly. Roboticists are taking note.

Team players

Machines are getting much better at learning from humans and interacting with them. The next challenge: getting robots to talk to each other.