Is the future of tools and medicine shape-shifting technology?

The Beginning: inFORM In 2015, Sean Follmer, human-computer interaction researcher and designer at MIT, introduced inForm: breakthrough technology developed alongside his team to create a...

This self-watering soil could revolutionise farming

A new type of soil, created by engineers at the University of Texas at Austin, can extract water from the air and retreat into...

How can we boost solar panel efficiency? The answer may surprise you

Solar cells have the potential to dissuade more people from generating electricity by burning coal, but an innovation developed by scientists could significantly increase...

5 Awesome Facts About the Fabric that Converts Your Movement into Electricity

A new study into smart fabrics that use movement and sunlight to create electricity has been developed by researchers at the Georgia Institute of...

Exclusive: Bowery Farm’s CEO Irving Fain Talks Vertical Farming

The United Nations estimates by 2050, 66% of the world’s population will live in urban areas.  And yet, though population numbers keep increasing, traditional...

5 Facts: Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk, on Space Tourism Race

Richard Branson, founder of Virgin, Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, and Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, are the billionaires who are in a...

The Future of Home Energy Management

At CES 2019 a lot of focus has been put on some of the ‘quantum leap’ tech that has been developed in the past...

Can carbon capture reverse climate change? It has to.

If we stop emitting greenhouse gases today, the Earth will warm for centuries to come, and Arctic ice and permafrost are already on an...

Cyclopropenylidene C3H2 found on Titans could be an early sign of life

NASA scientists are using a massive radio telescope in Chile to discover an unusual molecule in the atmospheres of Titan Saturn's largest moon. Titan...

Air-Ink: the start-up turning air pollution into ink

In 1952, the city of London suffered from three days of would be called “The Great Smog”. A phenomenon where high concentration of pollutants...