"technology" tag

Plastic and print power

Plastic solar cells could pave the way for a clean energy industry.

Technology meets fashion

This is what happens when fashion and technology come together — a look at the DVF Spring 2013 show through the eyes of the models, the designers and Diane von Furstenberg herself. All…

Teenage brains in the digital world

When it comes to technology, adults won’t be able to keep up with their children.

Spinach power could provide electricity

Apparently Popeye the Sailorman isn’t the only one who can get a boost from spinach.

Birth of a planet

Researchers use 3D models to better our understanding of how planets are formed. 

Robot learns to recognise itself in a mirror

Self-awareness is the next big step for thinking robots.

A step towards hydrogen energy with nanostructures

Engineers have demonstrated that hydrogen can be released and reabsorbed from a promising new storage material.

Colour-changing robot inspired by octopus

The cephalopod’s impressive camouflage led scientists to create a rubbery new robot.

Disney takes face cloning to an impressive new level

A human face has been physically cloned onto an animatronic character.

What makes Paris look like Paris?

Visual data mining of Google identifies cities’ distinctive details.

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