The Lytro may look fairly unassuming, but it could represent the biggest step in photography since the advent of digital cameras. Sam Kieldsen gets to grips with the world’s first commercially available 'light field camera'.
As research budgets tighten, more and more scientists are turning to the internet to help them fund their projects. Here, we select the most exciting crowdfunded initiatives, from unconventional landmine detonators to plants that glow in the dark.
It’s been hailed as the next great technological innovation, set to revolutionise global manufacturing and transform the way we live. You’ve probably already heard of 3D-printed body organs and cars, but here are some of the more unusual uses for 3D printing...
Have you ever seen a science fiction blockbuster and thought: “I want one of those!”? To celebrate National Science and Engineering Week 2013, here's what some of the UK's top scientists have to say about our favourite sci-fi inventions.