We’re running out of the rare metals needed to power a high-tech future.
A new era has arrived, one where we can harness biological organisms to create consumer materials that grow themselves.
Chemists have engineered a molecule that uses light or electricity to convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide—a carbon-neutral fuel source.
The day when we have access to an inexhaustible supply of energy may finally be coming near.
A group of researchers have developed a human-machine that could give amputees control of their limbs.
Recent studies look at the brain's response to bacteria and infection.
Sperm could be fused with any cell in the body to create a viable baby, scientists have found.
A small survey looks at people's attitudes to 3D printed food.
Biotechnology - technology that uses living organisms to make products - could soon allow us to conjure up products as diverse as household cleaning products, organs for transplant and cl...
A look at the work being done to integrate man and machine.
MIT researchers have uncovered a 'completely unexpected' reaction from water in carbon nanotubes.
Sensors could make it easier to predict a 'heart failure event' - up to a month in advance - according to new research.
Fern Wickson looks at genetic modification and conservation.
Professor Hilary Hurd explains a new idea that uses one species of parasite to prevent the spread of another.
Use of the word extinction encompasses a much broader range of meanings and applications than you might realise.