Researchers are taking data from satellite observations and combining it with first-hand experience from health workers to make smart tools that can predict where outbreaks of diseases such as malaria might strike.
Sophisticated computer models are learning how to treat lung disorders, linking up the underlying problem with the right treatment.
Computer-generated digital characters could help treat autism by teaching scientists more about the act of mimicry.
A German computer scientist has hit on a new way of modelling objects for films and video games that could create much richer images than current methods achieve, and cost less.
The people of Alginet, a small town in eastern Spain, are paying less for their electricity. Households reduced their electricity bills by an average of 12 % over 2012, while large, commercial consumers saved 58 %.
Electronic systems are at the heart of new technology, and a partnership between the EU and industry aims to secure Europe's supply.
Europe has launched its biggest-ever telecoms satellite, and it includes some of the most sophisticated technology ever used for civilian purposes.
A mobile app that helps diagnose and treat sick children in remote parts of Malawi could have a significant impact on survival rates across the continent.
Quantum computing could revolutionise science by offering a new way of solving complex problems beyond the scope of standard transistor-based computers.
Cars could brake in a split-second when faced with a possible collision, if a robotics breakthrough inspired by locusts delivers on its promise.
New paints can store heat and neutralise polluting molecules.
Research is investigating data from sexual violence and tsunami survivors.
Puzzling glacier behaviour is now starting to be understood by scientists in little-studied regions.
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