Technology

 
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/ Technology

03 Jun 2014

 

The US government has announced that it is withdrawing from its role as steward of the internet’s domain name system

 
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/ Technology

20 May 2014

 

According to a new UN study, mobile phones are causing a reading revolution in developing countries, Anna Bevan reports

 
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/ Technology

16 Apr 2014

 

The Co-operative Group has become the first co-operatively run company to release a pay-as-you-go SIM card in the UK

 
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/ Technology

28 Nov 2013

 

Innovative flat pack refugee shelters designed to improve living conditions for people living in temporary structures around the world are currently being put into use in Iraq and Ethiopia

 

Algae lamp absorbs 200 times more CO₂ than trees

 
 

/ Technology

16 Oct 2013

 

A French scientist has found a way to put slimy pond produce to good use

 

National database and technological advances boost fight against cancer

 
 

/ Health, Technology

10 Oct 2013

 

World’s largest cancer database will help move towards tailor-made treatments using latest technology

 
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/ Technology

02 Oct 2013

 

A US website is using people power to help diagnose medical conditions

 
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/ Technology

05 Aug 2013

 

The Fairphone initiative, launched to create completely conflict-free mobile phones, is picking up the pace. But will it ever be able to compete with the likes of Apple and Samsung? Will Simpson investigates

 
Jim Fullalove
 

/ Technology

12 Apr 2013

 

London-based designers dream up a gravity powered lamp, which could light the far corners of the developing world using a bag filled with rocks or sand

 
Howard Dickins
 

/ Environment, Technology

21 Dec 2012

 

Swathes of woodland is at risk of culling due to an infectious disease sweeping the country, but a new smartphone app aims to limit the damage

 
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/ Food, Technology

27 Sep 2011

 

A mobile app designed to help people grow their own fruit and veg has been launched

 
Underwater kite energy system to be trialled in Northern Ireland
 

Economics & Innovation, Environment, Renewable Energy, Technology

21 Jun 2011

 

An underwater kite, which is tethered to the seabed and ‘flies’ through the sea current carrying a turbine, is to be trialled off the coast of Northern Ireland

 
Finding local food in Somerset just got easier
 

/ Community, Food, Innovation, Technology

08 Jun 2011

 

A new website which maps local growing hot spots in Somerset, aims to encourage wider access to sustainable food, free up more land and increase food security

 

New website for mind body spirit events

 
 

/ Body & Mind, Spirit, Technology

06 May 2011

 

A new search-engine-based website hopes to revolutionise the promotion and public awareness of ‘mind body spirit’ events in the UK.

 
New product label will promote companies using wind energy
 

/ Sustainable Development, Technology

06 May 2011

 

An international product label is being developed to indicate when goods have been made by companies using wind energy