Google has introduced its Project Ara developing a modular smartphone that could be tailored to individual needs of every user.
Researchers should pay extra attention to ensure advanced robotic systems don’t become too autonomous, removing their own design constraints and preventing people from switching them off, an expert has warned.
A novel method of hydrogen-generation from water and formaldehyde could help find new use for industrial waste.
Forensic linguists have analysed the Bitcoin paper, which laid theoretical framework for the virtual currency concept, suggesting an American blogger was the real author.
An Oxford-based company is developing 3D printing techniques to produce tissue-like materials for future organ replacement.
Intelligent grids, unstable inputs of renewable energy and smart appliances. Are these the tools that we will use to help avoid future blackouts and keep the lights on?
Will smart meters be enough to help us keep the lights on and unlock energy savings in our homes?
The lighting industry got its fingers burnt trying to persuade householders to replace incandescent bulbs. Can the transition to LED lighting be smoother?
With the uptake of electric vehicles steadily increasing, grid operators have to face the challenge of making the power networks plug-in car ready before too many drivers choose to go green.
Following the spring floods in the south-west of England, in a rare interview, leading climatologist Professor Mark Maslin discusses the role of the engineer in the fight against global warming.
An aerial view of British fields, taken using an infrared camera by surveying company Bluesky. The Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) is a graphical indicator used to assess the health of live green vegetation.
Artist Adly Syairi Ramly has transformed Lego figures into some of the world's most iconic bands, including The Beatles, Foo Fighters, Radiohead and Pearl Jam
An animatronic model of Doraemon, the intelligent robotic cat from a Japanese manga cartoon, on display at Malaysia's Doraemon Exhibition
African migrants near Djibouti City trying to get a phone signal from nearby Somalia. The photo by John Stanmeyer won the 2014 World Press Photo award
A Skoda Yeti Outdoor car, frozen in ice in Covent Garden to mark the model's launch. Members of the public are invited to guess the combined weight of the car inside the ice: whoever guesses correctly will drive away with the brand-new vehicle.
The Zero Carbon Foods project is growing herbs, shoots, vegetables and salad leaves in an abandoned WWII bomb shelter underneath London's streets
Canine film fans at the first-ever dog-friendly cinema event, in which 20 dogs donned 3D glasses for a screening of Mr Peabody & Sherman, a film about a super-intelligent talking dog. The customers enjoyed popcorn boxes filled with doggy treats and bowls of water at Vue Entertainment in Acton, London
Dogs wearing "smart" kimonos fitted with RFID tags for tracking purposes attend the new year ceremony at the Ichigayahachiman shrine in Tokyo, Japan
Hungarian designer Gusztav Szikszai's Ring Clock, worn on the finger, which has LED digits that light up when twisted slightly
Two harbour seals wearing satellite linked transmitters on their heads in the waters of Howe Sound in Porteau Cove, British Columbia. The seals had received months of care at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre after being rescued from the wild. Wearing the transmitters will help track their movements after their release.
Momir Bojic's hand-built, intricately detailed woodwork VW Beetle - all wood, from bonnet to gearstick
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16 April 2014
'Keeping the lights on' has a slightly old-fashioned ring about it. Why 'the lights', in particular? As a boy during the miners' strike of 40 years ago, the Three Day Week seemed more of an adventure than a crisis.
Debate: Are smartphones posing a threat to the DSLR market?
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Profile: Steve Watkins
Steve Watkins is the editor of Outdoor Photography magazine, a professional photographer and author, and an avid follower of tech gadgets.
Smartphone cameras pose a serious threat to the DSLR market
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