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.
Samsung have just announced their Galaxy S4 Android smartphone, but there are already some much more impressive phones on the horizon. We take a look at three smartphones that are really worth getting excited about...
When Vesuvius erupted in 79AD it buried the Roman city of Pompeii, along with many of its residents, under ash and pumice. On the eve of a landmark British Museum exhibition, Mike Pitts explores how technology is revealing the past, present, and future of this ancient city.
From 22-24 October on BBC Two, Prof Alice Roberts and Dr George McGavin present Prehistoric Autopsy, a close look at three of our ancient ancestors. Here, palaeoanthropologist and series consultant Isabelle De Groote introduces those three hominins.
On 8 October 2012, daredevil Felix Baumgartner will attempt to break the record for the highest skydive. Ian Taylor looks at how his death-defying freefall – the Red Bull Stratos mission – could be critical for the future of human spaceflight.