December 31, 2016
Tumblr is the home of GIFs, artful Photography, Video and Illustration. But it’s also home to Science, Tutorials and just about any learned pursuit you can imagine. Dive in. Home to ‘no sweat’ blogs, Tumblr has been around for a while in internet terms (founded in 2007). Yahoo snapped it up in 2013 for a […]
August 7, 2016
Academic research harnesses an open source digital tool to reduce the impact of natural hazards around the world. And if you want car cover fast, just app it. Digital disruption. Sweet. First up, the serious stuff. Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) were part of a World Bank initiative behind the free open […]
July 3, 2016
Ever seen fireworks on Jupiter? It’s quite something. Astronomers have released breathtaking photos, taken with the Hubble space telescope, of Jupiter’s gigantic auroras, which are light shows caused by high-energy particles entering the planet’s atmosphere near the poles and colliding with gas atoms. They are hundreds of times more powerful than Earth’s, due largely to… via […]
June 10, 2016
Antibiotics researcher Dr Matt Hutchings finds new drugs in the most unusual of places, plus Craig Venter’s Synthia 3.0 has its lightweight credentials under the microscope. Many of the drugs used in hospitals and prescribed by doctor’s clinics – antifungals, antibiotics and cancer-killing drugs – are made by bacteria found in the soil and from […]
April 7, 2016
Two technologies that offer huge advantages for doctors in diagnosing or monitoring disease are mobile apps in population studies and nanoparticles for targeting cancers. Working in the medical and veterinary sector for years gave me a fascinating insight into the ways technology would lead to vastly improved diagnosis and treatment for diseases that are difficult […]
October 2, 2015
Programmable materials are a clever matter. Any material that can change state, shape or optical properties also has the power to change the world around it. In 2013 the programmable materials pioneer Skylar Tibbits presented a TED talk on the birth of 4D printing. While 3D printing may be making waves in industries from house […]
July 31, 2015
Evolutionary computing contains all the concepts that would allow artificial intelligence to evolve its own way of living. Creating computer software through evolutionary means rather than traditional human trial and error or beta testing is just one way that artificial intelligence may begin to assert its presence. Exhibiting at Maker Faire UK 2015 were computer […]
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