Topic : Technology

  • NASA MSFC handout shows Comet ISON in this five-minute exposure taken at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center Forum Article

    Who owns space?

    The golden age of planetary exploration had voyagers navigating new sea routes to uncharted territory… more

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    How to use maths to tackle epidemics

    At the sharp end of the fight against Ebola and other infectious diseases are courageous people who work… more

  • People use computers at an internet cafe in the Hodan area of Mogadishu Forum Article

    How can we close the broadband gap?

    You don’t need to be a grandparent or even have a particularly long memory to recall a time when… more

  • Ward physician Thomas Klotzkowski and doctor for tropical medicine Florian Steiner put on protective suits Forum Article

    Could maths help contain Ebola?

    The Ebola epidemic in West Africa appears to be spiralling out of control. More than ever, local and… more

  • The ETH researcher’s measuring equipment with diamond in the centre. Forum Article

    A high-resolution MRI breakthrough

    For the first time, researchers have succeeded to detect a single hydrogen atom using magnetic resonance… more

  • Jayla studies on a computer at the shelter where she lives in Los Angeles Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Use technology

    Despite encouraging signs of progress, the statistics are clear: there is a gender gap and women are behind… more

  • To match Special Report SCIENCE/GENOME Forum Article

    How can philanthropy transform medicine?

    This month, Melinda and I joined hundreds of scientists for a meeting in Seattle. The topic we discussed is… more

  • Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in Warsaw Forum Article

    How affordable is your broadband?

    According to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), broadband can be considered… more

  • Human genetic material is stored at a laboratory in Munich Forum Article

    A step towards personalised cancer treatments

    Sequencing the genomes of tumor cells has revealed thousands of genetic mutations linked with cancer… more

  • MIT-Friction-Finder-01 Forum Article

    A new way of targeting cancer cells

    Nature has developed a wide variety of methods for guiding particular cells, enzymes, and molecules to… more

  • A woman uses her mobile phone to download books in a free mobile library in central Kiev Forum Article

    Six ways the internet of things will affect our jobs

    As the internet of things starts to underpin more and more industries, businesses expect it to bring… more

  • Facebook employees work in the design studio at the company’s headquarters Forum Article

    11 apps to increase your productivity

    In the olden days, like in 2006 (before Apple introduced the iPhone), the apps that employees used for work… more

  • A nurse poses for a photo in a trauma center of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi October 4, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman Forum Article

    Why fighting corruption is key to improving healthcare

    In a sector that is scarce and expensive to begin with, corruption can mean the difference between life and… more

  • An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer. Forum Article

    How to keep the faith in big data

    There have been so many leaks, hacks and scares based on misuse or misappropriation of personal data that… more

  • A video installation by Mexican artist Miguel Chevalier titled ?Ultra-Nature? is projected onto a wall in the heart of the city at the Singapore Art Museum Forum Article

    Why innovation needs both art and science

    The most creative innovations of the digital age came from those who were able to connect the arts and… more

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    Three questions about India’s “smart cities”

    “Smart city” has become a buzzword in India ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined his… more

  • A sensor is seen spinning atop a Google self-driving vehicle before a presentation at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California Forum Article

    Self-driving cars: a spy on every street?

    Autonomous vehicles, or self-driving cars, are likely to be seen more widely on roads in 2015. Already… more

  • A selection of mobile phones are held up. Forum Article

    The smartphone of the future

    It should be no surprise to anyone that many smartphones may have been designed to last about 24 months… more