You can now use your smartphone for selecting semen. I had a swipe to see what’s out there.
When new technologies emerge, the old ones are meant to fall by the wayside - but sometimes, they manage to rise from the ashes.
A recent study into a substance linked to low birth weight in newborns shows, again, that drinking from plastic bottles – and reusing them – can be dangerous.
Hidden car emissions are a huge environmental and legislative problem, but pretending that Volkswagen is the only culprit isn't going to solve anything.
Ten years into invisibility cloak product research, they're close to becoming a manufacturable reality
The car manufacturer's CEO has stepped down following revelations that the company had concealed the true emissions of 11 million of its vehicles.
Our laws on child pornography don’t allow for the rise of the internet, let alone smartphones, and they’re already woefully out-of-date.
A new campaign is pushing for a ban on the development of sex robots, arguing that they objectify women and perpetuate damaging sexual norms. Does it have a point?
EnChroma, a US company, has created lenses which (they claim) bring colour to the colourblind. But do they work, and if so, how?
The Companion app lets friends and family follow your walk home and connects you to emergency services with the touch of a button.
How a technological breakthrough to fix broken genes could change our future.
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