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Chris Edwards is a freelance technology writer.

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Electronics manufacturing's endless migration

Electronics manufacturing's endless migration

Contract electronics manufacture sees countries vie for the business as they try to get on the development ladder, and there is no end in sight.

Jurassic World science: can we clone dinosaurs?

Jurassic World science: can we clone dinosaurs?

Genetic engineers are working to restore extinct species to life, but doing so involves solving a massive jigsaw puzzle with missing pieces.

Inside the Gartner hype cycle

Inside the Gartner hype cycle

Are all emerging technologies doomed to ride the hype cycle rollercoaster, blossoming during a period of inflated expectations only for people to subsequently lose patience and walk away until it finally makes an impact on the market?

Power electronics' promise to cut emissions

Power electronics' promise to cut emissions

The power industry's poor relation is currently experiencing a sea change in attitude thanks to a sudden interest from social media. Can power electronics start to reshape the world?

Is democracy bad for engineering?

Is democracy bad for engineering?

Does an ability to head to the polls every five years push the UK behind in the race for engineering and innovation?