Researchers are developing a breath-test for cancer that could change the way certain types of the disease are detected.
Bold innovations in technology – as well as bold innovators – are turning the traditionally slow sector on its head. A new report looks at the implications.
In a DeepMind experiement, an AI systems learned to be aggressive in a game. Mike Loukides says we shouldn't be worried, because it's only learned what we've taught it.
Engineers and biologists at MIT have designed a new “living material” that can sense chemical with light.
Kone, an escalator and elevator company has partnered with IBM to connect their products to the internet to allow monitoring - and conversation.
Tiny drones designed to help pollination as bee numbers fall are still a long way from the real thing.
Examining how we can manage the risks associated with big data.
The world's first mini MRI scanner, could change the outcomes for premature babies.
Viper-inspired ‘skin’ could let prosthetics sense heat.
A ‘solar vapor’ device has been developed to purifiy dirty drinking water.
Kyle Bowyer looks at robot ethics and rights.
Google's Neural Machine Translation system appears to have created its own language.
Despite growing concerns, there is huge potential to use AI for the greater good.
Ross Piper explores the possibility of medical advances from insects.
A new report predicts that nearly 50% of all work could be automated by the year 2055.