The UK is hammering at the barriers to women in tech, and it seems that micro companies are the gender equality trailblazers.
For two whole days in October 2019, NASA will be unleashing its dam of knowledge on eager participants at a global hackathon.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is the tech of the day, and the NHS is utilising tech startups to provide care for patients with greater speed and accuracy.
From 16 May-26 August 2019, the Barbican is hosting an exploration and celebration of artificial intelligence.
Biofuels and electric power are set to revolutionise how we fly.
Hospital staff, architects, and patients can contribute to designing hospital spaces that promote better communication and patient care.
The autonomous boats of the roundAround project are demonstrating how science, technology, and design can combine to meet urban challenges.
Facial recognition technology has multiple flaws. One of its biggest – it’s not very good at recognising faces.
The BioRock experiments set to take place onboard the International Space Station could lead to a better understanding of how to make planetary bodies habitable for human life.
It’s cheaper and less sophisticated, but floodplain mapping model (FLDPLN) is helping emergency managers plan for flood disasters in Kansas, USA.
It’s no secret that unrealistic images of beauty damages self-esteem, but research, campaigns, and policy change may help end impossible beauty standards set by advertisers.
In 2016, President Barack Obama went to bat for Newtok, a small Alaskan village under threat from flooding due to climate change.
It’s the pesky unknowns that keep CRISPR scientists up at night, as they ponder the release of mosquitos with gene drives designed to prevent the spread of malaria.
Privacy and freedom of expression are protected under the Human Rights Convention, and human rights groups are asking for their case against the UK government to be heard at the Grand Chamber.
Construction of a giant telescope is set to continue on top of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea, but protestors will not give up their fight to protect their scared mountain.
It’s easy to assume that the decisions produced by an algorithm would be neutral. By letting an uninvested and objective machine make a decision on which applicant to hire, or who is guilty in a criminal trial, it feels as though there should be a more accurate outcome than by allowing a biased and subjective human to decide. It seems, however, that this is not the case: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is inheriting the biases of its human creators.
What could turn respected scientists into a picture of excitable kids on Christmas Day? The mystery of fast radio bursts and the race to solve their hidden origins.
NASA is shining a light on the once hidden figures who powered their missions, and its opening its doors even wider to let in more light (and people).
A 2018 MIT report suggests that Asia has the capacity to become the world leader in AI. What are the drivers behind Asia’s leadership capacity? And where does Africa stand with its burgeoning AI research agenda?
It may be a male-dominated industry, but Girls in Tech are empowering women to build successful careers in the tech industry.
This week, a last blow hit Chinese telecom provider Huawei when Google withdrew its license to use Android, widely harming its smartphones and devices’ marketability.
Machine learning and CCS has the potential to transform Earth’s eco-system – but they must be adopted cautiously.
With an increase in healthcare related apps, technology is helping people take charge of their health in new and exciting ways.
Emotion detection and recognition is a $20 billion industry. But, is it being used for social good?
In 2017, SoftBank’s Vision Fund was established with $100 bn to invest in emerging technologies, such as: AI, robotics and the Internet of Things.
Huawei has pledged to spend $2 bn to ease the concerns of the UK government about using their technology.