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21st June 2019

New computer memory device uses 100 times less energy than DRAM

Researchers have described a new electronic memory device able to record or delete data using 100 times less energy than DRAM and 1,000 times less than Flash.

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19th June 2019

Two potentially Earth-like planets found just 12.5 light years away

Astronomers have discovered two new Earth-sized planets orbiting in the habitable zone of Teegarden's star, one of the nearest and smallest known stars.

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12th June 2019

'Superflare' may threaten Earth in the next 100 years

A new study finds that stars like our own Sun can experience giant eruptions on timescales that are relatively frequent in astronomical terms.

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10th June 2019

Ocado to invest £17m in vertical farming

One of the world's largest online-only food retailers today announced a venture to develop new vertical farming systems for clients around the world.

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7th June 2019

Beyond Carbon – an effort to close all remaining coal plants in the U.S. by 2030

Michael Bloomberg today launched "Beyond Carbon" – the largest coordinated campaign and the largest philanthropic effort to address climate change ever undertaken in the United States.

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5th June 2019

IKEA to sell "robotic furniture" in 2020

Swedish furniture maker IKEA has announced a partnership with American startup Ori, to develop a line of "robotic furniture" that allows people to "create their dream homes in small spaces."

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5th June 2019

KLM unveils futuristic new V-shaped airplane

With improved aerodynamics and reduced weight, a new aircraft design revealed this week could use 20% less fuel than the Airbus A350, today’s most advanced plane.

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4th June 2019

Microrobots deliver stem cells to targeted tissue

Previous research has demonstrated tiny robots, or microrobots, guided through blood vessels by magnetic fields to deliver drug therapies. Now a new study has achieved the same feat while carrying stem cells.

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3rd June 2019

Desalination with zero carbon footprint

Solar Water Solutions, a Finnish water technology company, has developed a new desalination system that is 100% solar powered and with zero carbon footprint.

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3rd June 2019

World's first 8K OLED TV goes on sale

LG Electronics announced today the start of sales of the world's first 8K OLED TV, with pre-orders for the 88-inch set beginning this week in South Korea.

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3rd June 2019

World's first raspberry-picking robot to debut in 2020

A new robotic fruit-picking system will outpace humans when a commercial version launches next year.

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2nd June 2019

10,000-fold increase in the rate of chemical reactions

Scientists have exceeded the Sabatier maximum, with a 10,000-fold increase in the rate of chemical reactions, using waves to create an oscillating catalyst.

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