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Memory metal

Memory metal

How military vehicles of the future will be protected from missiles and bombs

Bionic Hands

Bionic hands

The new multi-functional bionic hands from Newcastle University that could be a game-changer in prosthetic technology

SolPad solar energy

The SolPad

A smart-energy computer that will make your house a sustainable and connected home

How the PlayStation VR works

How PlayStation VR works

All you need to know about the tech inside Sony’s new virtual reality system

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How do chocolate fountains flow?

As clever as it is enticing, the chocolate fondue fountain is a modern treat based on an ancient principle.

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Could we build a real life Westworld?

Westworld looks set to be one of the most exciting science fiction series television has ever seen, but could we ever experience it for real in our lifetime?

How the NES worked

How the NES worked

The tech behind one of the most influential games console’s of all time

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Rescue robots, the AI army that could save your life!

Advances in robotics are making many experts predict a near future where rescue robots will scour disaster zones en masse. But their success depends on the alignment of several disciplines.

Science of hammers

Hammer time

Get to grips with the different types of hammer and their uses for your home

How do escalators work?

How do escalators work?

The tech involved in getting you from A to B in airports, shopping centres and sports stadiums