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Breathalysers get smarter

Our pick of the week’s science and tech stories, including personalised drinking apps, China and intellectual property, and whether life has a purpose.<p>Breathalysers of the future<br>Travis Andrews | Atlantic | 27 June 2013<br>They used to be fearsome things wielded by the police. Now they are slick pieces …

Overwhelm The NSA With Vice's New Spam Generator

"Hello, NSA" is a fun plan to befuddle U.S. spies, but will it work?<p>With characteristic subtlety, yesterday Vice launched "Hello, NSA", a site that generates keyword-laden, tweetable messages designed to overwhelm the National Security Agency with false reports. The fundamental principle behind …

New designs to breathe life back into our cities

Urban buildings use up precious materials and cause pollution. We need visionary thinking to create more sustainable designs that respond to their environment, writes architect Neil Spiller.<p>By the middle of this century, our cities are likely to be hotter, experience more dramatic changes in …

On Prism, privacy and personal data

News that the US National Security Agency has collected data from major tech firms makes Tom Chatfield wonder: is today’s internet the one we wanted, or deserve?<p>In the early days of the web, much of the debate around technology’s opportunities and hazards focused on anonymity. Online, as Peter …

The thinking, breathing buildings on the horizon

Our cities of smooth stone and steel may become more like floating forests – with buildings that can think and breathe and cool themselves, says architect Philip Beesley.<p>Mankind is rethinking how we build the structures we live and work in – and that, in turn, is changing the way our cities look …

Living buildings for tomorrow’s cities

Cities rely on systems that pollute our world. In the first expert viewpoint in the Building Tomorrow series, sustainability expert Rachel Armstrong looks at how nature is providing the inspiration for greener, more responsive designs.<p>It is morning, in a city of the future. Wafer-thin artificial …

Wireless bio-absorbable circuits could kill bacteria

Remote-controlled, dissolvable electronic implants have been created that could help attack microbes, provide pain relief and stimulate bone growth.<p>The spread of bacteria resistant to antibiotics – popularly called superbugs – is threatening to put the clock back 100 years to the time when routine, …

Meet August, the ‘Smart’ Door Lock that “Talks” to Your iPhone

Yves Behar is about to arrive at your doorstep. Yes, the industrial designer known for “One Laptop Per Child,” Jawbone products and SodaStreams …

Home Automation

W/Me Wristband Takes Wellness Tracking to the Next Level

When we talk about health, we’re not just thinking about celery sticks and running shoes. True wellness occurs at the intersection of body and mind. …

Wearable Tech