Europe has launched its biggest-ever telecoms satellite, and it includes some of the most sophisticated technology ever used for civilian purposes.
Citizen science is helping out where specialist researchers can't cope with the flood of data – and where computers can't match the human brain.
Scientists at Concordia, Europe’s only permanent research station on continental Antarctica, saw their first dawn on Saturday after three months of continuous night.
The European Very Large Telescope (VLT), one of the most powerful and productive ground-based astronomical facilities in existence, has just turned 15 years old.
European scientists are preparing to notch up a world first in satellite formation flying. Two spacecraft will soon be flying side-by-side with extreme precision.
Robots steer plants to grow in pre-programmed forms.
Insulin resistance links the two diseases.
Wireless systems can pinpoint high-risk patients.
Railway networks, power stations and telephone grids are constantly being targeted, says Georg Peter.
A partnership between ministries of education and companies is increasing collaboration between schools and industry, says Marc Durando.
The basic premise is to open up the innovation process to all active players.