Royal Society of Chemistry report says racism 'pervasive'

Science/Nature - Wed, 03/16/2022 - 02:11
Racism is "pervasive" in chemical sciences, according to an investigation by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

The neighbourhood leading a green energy revolution

Science/Nature - Wed, 03/16/2022 - 00:14
A small area of Scotland is the home of a groundbreaking experiment to power homes with green hydrogen.

Germany warns against Russian anti-virus use

Technology - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 15:09
The country's cyber watchdog warns against using Kaspersky's anti-virus products.

Spider-Man No Way Home: Making the visual effects

Technology - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 12:42
VFX Supervisor Scott Edelstein tells the BBC how they made one of the film's key sequences.

UK gets first new-style pylons in a century

Science/Nature - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 12:24
The new style of electricity pylon is designed to reduce the impact on the local environment.

Ukraine war: UK moves to cut links with Russian science projects

Science/Nature - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 08:00
Russia risks being scientifically isolated as partnerships with research institutes end, expert says.

The popular apps aiming to tame the chaos of family life

Technology - Mon, 03/14/2022 - 21:22
How tech is helping young families and couples regain their busy social lives after Covid.

Science and tech: The app founder inspiring kids

Science/Nature - Mon, 03/14/2022 - 21:05
Pearce Jarrett is the founder of an award-winning app but didn't originally think it was a career for him.

Ukraine offered tool to search billions of faces

Technology - Mon, 03/14/2022 - 15:00
Clearview AI's face-search tech could be used to uncover infiltrators and to identify the dead.

The innovative surfing tech making waves

Technology - Sun, 03/13/2022 - 21:18
The sport of surfing is modernising, using technology to offer bigger, better and safer thrills.

Console 'scalper' on stockpiling PlayStations for profit

Technology - Sat, 03/12/2022 - 06:21
Omar Mehtab spoke to a 'scalper;' a person who stockpiles popular products and resells them for profit.

Russia-Ukraine war: A warm hug meant that war had begun

Technology - Fri, 03/11/2022 - 22:34
Why so many Ukrainians are determined to keep on working through the conflict.

'Reselling PlayStations keeps a roof over my head'

Technology - Fri, 03/11/2022 - 21:13
How so-called scalpers use online bots to snap up consoles and resell them for profit.

'Young people may have 10-plus careers in their lifetime'

Technology - Fri, 03/11/2022 - 19:30
A charity competition is encouraging school kids to get entrepreneurial and make their own products.

Bitcoin cash machines ordered to shut down in UK

Technology - Fri, 03/11/2022 - 14:16
The Financial Conduct Authority warns that all crypto-ATMs in the UK are operating illegally.

War in Ukraine: Instagram banned in Russia over 'calls to violence'

Technology - Fri, 03/11/2022 - 12:07
Instagram owner Meta has allowed users in some countries to call for violence against Russia's army.

Zoe Covid-tracking app loses government funding

Technology - Fri, 03/11/2022 - 10:26
Zoe app co-founder says it could have been the tool to protect the UK from the next pandemic.

Climate change: Can the Russian energy crisis help to curb global heating?

Science/Nature - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 22:59
An energy strategy is due - but can it get the UK off Russian gas, cut bills and help the environment?

Timbuktu manuscripts: Mali's ancient documents captured online

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 14:10
The thousands of manuscripts contain centuries of African writing on maths, medicine and more.

Abramovich's attempt to sell Chelsea halted by UK government sanctions

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 14:08
Roman Abramovich's attempt to sell Chelsea is halted as the oligarch is sanctioned by the UK government as part of its response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.