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New potential for materials

For years, Skylar Tibbits and Jared Laucks, co-directors of the Self-Assembly Lab at MIT, have been conducting research on 4D printing and programmable materials. Tibbits talks to...

The five IBM scenarios

IBM Research says that five innovations will change the way we live and work over the next five years: deep learning, hyperimaging, macroscopes, mini-detectives in the blood and...

The human face of robots

The latest project by Yves Béhar and his Fuseproject studio aims to resolve the difficulties encountered by an ageing population living alone when managing technology. Far...

From ash to brick

Two young Palestinian engineers turn debris from the local conflict into a product for strong, inexpensive and eco-friendly reconstruction – and are hoping to build a proper...