The increasing amount of junk in orbit around Earth is a growing risk to satellites.
Scientists will use equipment adapted from a car wash to study a Himalayan glacier.
SpaceX has built its latest Falcon rocket using second-hand parts.
Engineers have 'taught' cars to see in the dark.
A new European satellite - Sentinel-2B - has been launched into space.
One of the Large Hadron Collider's experiments has undergone an upgrade.
The first space tourists have just bought their tickets for a trip around the Moon.
SpaceX has successfully launched and landed a rocket.
Drones carrying passengers may operate in Dubai later this year.
A new plastic material might help cool our buildings and cities.
As bee populations decline, researchers have developed a robotic alternative.
Scientists plan to build a massive quantum computer.
Scientists have made cloned cows with a higher resistance to tuberculosis.
A psychological experiment may lead to a 'vaccine' against fake news.
Scientists have created batteries with built-in chemical fire extinguishers.
The European parliament is going to vote on rules for human interaction with AI and robots.
The UK military will soon develop a new laser weapon.
An implant designed to restore sight is being trialled on several blind patients.
Molecules found on people's mobiles reveal information about the owner's lifestyle.
A new program can change the words spoken on a voice recording.
Nanotechnology could be used to turn spinach plants into bomb detectors.
Search engines decide what information you see, but they might not be neutral.
An astronaut has analysed DNA on the International Space Station for the first time.
Millions of people in the UK 'detox' from internet overload.
The UK government and Amazon are going to test flying drones that deliver parcels.
A DNA sequencer has been sent to the International Space Station.
Another crash has occurred involving a Tesla car using autopilot.
A popular new app's data privacy controls are causing concern.
Facebook plans to bring internet connectivity to under-served parts of the world.
The first British astronaut to board the International Space Station has returned from his six-month mission.
A zero-fuel aeroplane has completed its Atlantic crossing.
A baking soda recipe could reduce carbon emissions and help limit climate change.
Researchers have discovered the identities of smartphone users by looking through call records.
Tesla reveals its Model 3 electric car.
The BBC Micro Bit computer has been sent out to schools.
Students at MIT have won a Hyperloop pod design competition.
An artificial intelligence program has beaten a human champion at the world's most complex game.
Researchers are investigating North Korea's claim to have detonated a hydrogen bomb.
Shops are trialling facial detection technology to help them tackle crime.
The European Space Agency has launched its LISA mission to look for gravity ripples.
GM salmon will be allowed in US supermarkets.
New space cups mean astronauts can stop drinking from bags.
A new experimental German reactor could open the door to nuclear fusion.
The film Back to the Future II correctly predicted the use of press drones.
Tesla has launched an 'autopilot' mode in a new software update for its cars.
A 3D-printed bionic arm is the winner of this year's Dyson Award.
Could making an advanced material from thin air help combat climate change?
Bears show signs of stress when drones fly by.
Engineers have developed robots that can evolve by themselves.
Researchers have injected cells with oil droplets that allow them to act like lasers.
One million schoolchildren in the UK will be given a new pocket-sized computer.
Now there's a non-stick coating for the inside of sauce bottles.
A supercomputer is being put to work in the kitchen, creating new recipes.
The BBC has created an experimental version of iPlayer controlled by your mind.
Airbus wants to provide the internet from space, to reach everywhere on Earth.
The team behind the Bloodhound supersonic car have finished building its stabilising tail fin.
TV signals could be used as a cheaper alternative to tracking aircraft with radar.
Researchers have developed robots that learn to cope with damaged limbs.
Tweets and phone data can be used to count the number of people in a crowd.
A second Russian rocket failure in a month raises safety worries.
Scientists in Italy have created a robot made with... coffee.
Facebook's news feed filters don't isolate users from different political views.
Smartphones are being used to detect parasites in blood samples.
A new battery could store renewable energy for your home.
Scientists in Germany are using tourists' YouTube videos to measure water levels in a cave.
Technology companies IBM and Apple are teaming up to analyse huge health data sets.
A London-based company is testing a robot chef.
A new aluminium battery is cheap to make and fast to charge.
The world's fastest car is about to get some screaming supersonic wheels.
Electric currents have been used to boost brain growth in baby frogs.
A giant solar-powered plane will attempt to circumnavigate the globe.
The House of Lords wants to register all drone owners.
The UK government has released a list of potential spaceport sites.
An AI has learned to play some classic games and win.
Drone specialists have developed technology to pilot a drone using a person's brain waves.
Toy-makers are developing an internet-connected Barbie capable of having two-way conversations with children.
New draft rules for small drones in the US require pilots to watch their drones fly.
Medical implants may be susceptible to lethal hack attacks.
Computers are now as good as humans at recognising faces.
Researchers have shown that teenagers' sleep suffers when they use electronic devices at bedtime.
Researchers are divided on whether intelligent machines are a threat to us.
A recyclable test rocket has crash-landed.
Increasing numbers of smart devices could completely erode your privacy.
The CEO of Sony has spoken out against the cyber attack that hit his firm.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has detected bursts of methane that hint at the presence of life.
A small group of Swedish volunteers have implanted microchips into their bodies.
Shining lasers on apples can show how ripe they are.
Brain implants that control prosthetic limbs could soon have their own safety regulations.
Sophisticated cyber spying software has been uncovered.
Hundreds of private camera feeds have been leaked online.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo has exploded on a test flight.
A new harness senses dogs' body language and emotional state.
Scientists have developed an Ebola test that could give results in just 30 minutes.
The Science Museum's new Information Age gallery is opened by a tweet from the Queen.
Drone use needs to be better regulated, say experts.
A mysterious space plane has landed after a secret two-year mission.
Cracks have developed in the core of a UK nuclear reactor.
A new social media network dubbed 'anti-Facebook' is growing.
India's low-cost Mars orbiter is returning amazing images of the planet.
Visitors will soon be able to go to museums and view exhibitions in Minecraft.
A powerful computer 'brain' is learning skills by trawling millions of internet pages.
Scientists are developing a spray-on 'skin' that could allow planes to 'feel' when they are damaged.
Engineers have developed a camouflage sheet that changes its colour to match its background.
New dust data suggests that Saturn's rings could be much older than we thought.
Scientists have created a swarm of 1000 robots.
Scientists have created self-folding robots inspired by origami.
People in the UK spend more time using gadgets than sleeping.
Driverless cars will be allowed on public UK roads by 2015.
A 'finger robot' has been developed.
The first satellite made in Scotland has been successfully launched into orbit.
Facebook is in trouble for conducting psychological experiments on users.
Google's hands-free alternative to the smartphone is now available in the UK.
A protest-suppressing drone that fires pepper spray has been developed.
Scientists have developed a helmet that uses microwave radiation to diagnose strokes very quickly.
Inspired by desert beetles, scientists have created an object that collects water from thin air.
Leading electric car maker Tesla has confirmed that it will open up its technology patents for others to use.
A chatbot has convinced humans that it is a person.
Engineers and designers are taking inspiration from nature to make advanced flying robots.
Combining intense X-ray beams with a pinhole camera allows researchers to get an amazing new look at fossils.
Numbers of e-cigarette users in the UK have tripled since 2010.
Researchers have developed scented bubbles that could be used for multi-sensory marketing.
New glasses can make you look friendly and alert - even if you're not.
A robotic submarine will be sent to scan for the missing flight MH370.
Following a security alert, tech experts are urging the public to change all of their online passwords.
A UK firm has created a robot that will be used to test body armour.
Astronauts are testing a new skin-tight spacesuit that supports their bones.
3D printing has been used to reconstruct a man's face.
Cybercrime police warn that public Wi-Fi hotspots are not secure.
A lie detector test will be developed to identify false online posts and rumours.
Groups of simple robots can team up to build large structures.
The UK's most advanced drone has completed test flights.
A new type of 3D printer can make colourful objects out of multiple materials.
Today, the comet-chasing Rosetta probe is due to awaken from a lengthy slumber.
Monitoring glucose levels could become simpler thanks to a 'smart contact lens'.
A World Wide Web for robots would allow them to learn from each other.
New technology could turn your smartphone into a stun gun.
Is the decision to automatically block harmful internet content helpful or a hindrance?
Leaked documents reveal the NSA is tracking the location of hundreds of millions of mobile phones.
The 'Jade Rabbit' rover launched on Sunday to study the lunar landscape
A new world record for quantum computing has been set.
The Pars flying robot can get a life belt to a struggling swimmer four times faster than a human lifeguard.
All three winners of the 2013 James Dyson Foundation awards used 3D printing to produce their inventions.
India has launched a spacecraft that will orbit Mars.
New York is releasing huge amounts of data to the public and using it to help its citizens.
NASA will launch 3D printers into space in 2014, to help astronauts make their own tools and spare parts.
BlindSquare, a smartphone app, helps visually-impaired users get around town.
A teddy bear controlled by a microcomputer has completed a skydive from 39 km up.
Ambitious plans for a super-high-speed land-based transport system have been unveiled.
Smartphone-controlled Satis toilets have a serious security flaw.
Reporting online abuse should be made easier, say police and campaigners.
Scientists have come up with a plan to send a team to Mars using existing technology.
Scientists have used urine to charge a smartphone battery.
UK engineers have successfully tested a high-impact system for landing on other planets or moons.
Babies conceived in May are more likely to be slightly premature – could influenza be the reason?
A solar-powered aircraft completes its journey across the USA and sets a new record.
Claims emerge that the French government collects huge amounts of data about internet and phone use.
An ad agency wants to conduct messages directly to commuters' heads using vibrating windows.
A new glass cable can carry 'twisted' light and may speed up the internet.
The land speed record for lightweight electric cars has been broken.
Researchers are developing a ball-shaped robot to monitor farmers' fields.
Researchers are using virtual scenarios to help people with social anxiety.
A fleet of massive communications balloons will provide high-speed internet from the stratosphere.
A debate finds that maybe unmanned drones aren't all bad.
RoboRoach, a DIY neuroscience kit, lets you control the movements of cockroaches from your phone.
Major Tim Peake is the first 'official' British astronaut.
The world's first 3D-printed gun has been fired in the US.
Scientists have built the smallest flying robots ever.
Robots might one day use 'smart skin' to experience the human sense of touch.