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Rapid single-electron sensor has promise for quantum devices

24 Apr 2015

A European team in Cambridge has designed a sensor that can detect the charge on a single electron in the fastest time ever recorded.

Google Glass

UK researchers develop ultra-thin displays

24 Apr 2015 | By Julia Pierce

A team from Oxford University has created an entirely new class of ultra-thin, ultra-high resolution displays with nanosecond access speed and no power consumption in static mode.



Can technology save the NHS?

21 Apr 2015 | By Jon Excell

Digital devices able to remotely monitor a range of conditions could help get the health service off the critical list

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Setting standards

27 Jan 2015 | By Ellie Zolfagharifard

UK researchers are developing advanced graphene measurement techniques that could hasten the commercial applications of the revolutionary material.



Agility on mobile

Dawn of the Cybermen

23 Mar 2015 | By Jason Ford

A festival at the Science Museum looks at how technology might help humans to ’upgrade’ themselves, while the UK’s quantum technologies have heir day in the sun.


Can Apple’s Watch prove wearable technology is worth our time?

11 Mar 2015 | By Stephen Harris

The world’s biggest public company has a track record of popularising gadgets but getting us to wear them may be its biggest challenge yet.


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