BBC Future - Roland Pease
In the third of a five part series on the future of mobile phones, Roland Pease explores what drains a smartphone battery so quickly... and what can be done about it. It is the curse of the modern age.
BBC Future - Maria Konnikova
It’s surprising how much of the world we see and yet do not take in. Who better to teach us why we miss so much and what to do about it than Sherlock Holmes? “The true art of memory is the art of attention,”
In the fourth of a five part series on the future of mobile phones, Roland Pease explores how the "wonder material" graphene could transform phones forever. Mobile phones that fold, razor thin handsets
BBC Future - Ed Yong
Some animals have the ability to grow new arms and legs. Can we learn their secrets and duplicate them in humans? In Spider-Man comics, scientist Curt Connors injects himself with a serum based on lizard
BBC Future - Sharon Weinberger
The Pentagon's growing interest in the brain for everything from mind-controlled vehicles to advanced prosthetics. It’s been 30 years since the first message was sent over initial nodes of the Arpanet,
BBC Future - Richard Hollingham
If any mission to the Moon or Mars is successful, how will people behave when they are free from Earth’s influence? Our space correspondent searches for answers. I like Star Trek as much as the next person.
BBC Future - Stephen Dowling
One scratch to a laptop is all it took for designer Min-Kyu Choi to redesign the power plug – with award-winning results. He and his business partner Matthew Judkins talk to BBC Future about a simple ground-breaking
The most amazing pictures from the past seven days – featuring the giant eggs, natural born killers and a musical use for gun parts. The universe’s earliest light, zero gravity and a macaque with hayfever
BBC Future - Quentin Cooper
Truth is stranger than fiction when it comes to the extraordinary abilities of parasites to hijack other creatures minds... including our own. Heads up. I'm starting with a spoiler. One of the most effectively