3D printers can do more than just print metals and plastics: soon they’ll save lives too. As the 3D Printshow 2013 prepares to come to London, here’s our round-up of the cutting-edge ways in which biological printers are reshaping medicine.
Yes, the new iPhone 5 will be out later this week, and yes, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will hit the shelves before Christmas. But that’s old news. Here’s our rundown of the most exciting gadgets arriving in 2014.
Launched into space in 1977 to study the outer planets, Voyager 1 has become the first man-made object to leave the Solar System. To celebrate its incredible achievement, we look back at the highlights of its epic journey.
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.