The concrete industry is said to be ecologically unfriendly, and solutions to the problem may lie with some new, bio-inspired building materials.
A postgraduate student at Imperial College has developed a new composite material for violins – made with Golden Orb Spider silk
Ever wanted to get a taste of UK STEM higher education? Try one of these STEM MOOCs opening over the next month.
A study shows that carbon capture and storage technologies may allow continued use of fossil fuels whilst limiting global temperature rises.
What will Artificial Intelligence mean for the world? Cubed speaks to Dr Ó hÉigeartaigh, Executive Director, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk to find out.
With the World Health Organisation calculating that half the world is now at risk from dengue fever, a genetically modified mosquito offers a solution
Doctoral student wins award and publishes research envisioning practical devices for making the world of technology hack-free.
Professor Panos Vostanis has developed a new internet platform WACIT – World Awareness for Children in Trauma – as a resource for sharing knowledge and best practices in supporting children
A group of researchers at University College London are pushing the boundaries of citizen science, helping people transform their communities.
In early September 2015 five UK medical research funders called for a public debate on genetic engineering humans, partly prompted by a tool called CRISPR-Cas9. What is this, and why now?
Self-confessed 'bird nerd' Professor Nicky Clayton (University of Cambridge) talks about the intelligence of birds, dance, and how science and art can work together.
A project at the Venice Biennale suggests creative rethinking of nature, architecture and biotechnology.
With cybersecurity grabbing the headlines, a group of UK universities begin timely research on security for major national systems in the digital age
Didac Carmona, winner of FameLab 2012, talks to Eva Vlckova about his research and why your cells dying keeps you alive