Category: Technology

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...

Heroes of Technology: Hedy Lamarr

The leading lady who paved the way for Wi-Fi technology On the big screen, Hollywood siren Hedy Lamarr captivated audiences with her stunning beauty and acting talent, but when the cameras weren’t rolling she could...

How does a CT scanner work?

These 3D X-rays can create detailed pictures of the inside of your body At the end of the 19th century, Wilhelm Röntgen discovered X-rays and changed medicine forever. As X-rays pass through the body,...

How do solar panels work?

How sunlight is transformed into electrical energy? Solar panels – also known as photovoltaic (PV) cells – convert the Sun’s energy into electricity, which is a great alternative to costly, less environmentally friendly methods...