Category: Technology

How does laser hair removal work?

How does light help to get rid of unwanted hair? Silky smooth skin has been in fashion since the Middle Ages, so it’s no surprise that countless methods have been developed over the years,...

Wish list: Camping gadgets 2019

©Powertraveller Powertraveller Solar Adventurer ​ Gadgets can be an excellent addition to any outdoor venture, but keeping them charged can be difficult. The Solar Adventurer, however, can solve your power problems with help from...

How do sunglasses protect your eyes?

Reaching for our sunglasses on a bright, sunny day is second nature; we all know that spending time in the Sun puts us at risk of eye damage and no one enjoys a squinting-induced headache....

What’s inside a battery?

Without them our modern lives would be very different indeed Powering our phones, laptops, cars and more, batteries are modern technological marvels. Their invention dates back to 1800, when Italian scientist Alessandro Volta first...

Interview: Dr Jason McKeown

Meet the man behind Modius – the electro-stimulation headset that tricks the brain into thinking you’re working out Dr Jason McKeown is the CEO and co-founder of Modius Health. Here he explains the science...

Wish List: health and fitness gadgets 2019

©KuaiFit KuaiFit K Headphones​ As well as being comfortable fitting headphones, the KuaiFit K Headphones are a great partner gadget during any physical activity. These Bluetooth-enabled, noise-cancelling wireless headphones not only play your favourite...

Interview with a real-life Cyborg

Doctor Kevin Warwick is an author, engineer, and all-round cyber guru. He’s well-placed to understand the concepts behind the latest Keanu Reeves sci-fi flick, Replicas – because Dr. Warwick has had several cybernetic implants...

Modern paper mill: How is paper made?

The chemistry and engineering involved in transforming pines into pages From our favourite books or magazines to the pages of our notepads or sketchbooks, we have used paper to help share ideas and information...