Ground-effect vehicles are a clever idea whose time has never come—so far
Read my latest piece for The Economist’s Science & Technology section – over 1.6k likes on Facebook…
They can improve precision in surgery making it less invasive and speeding recovery; and in palliative care monitor vital signs and improve quality of life. The challenge now is to win over the patients
Read my very well received recent 3700 word, 3 large colour pages whoper that I was asked to write for The Observer’s Tech Monthly in full below or read the original by following this link.
We are in a pharmaceutical ice age where fewer drugs are being developed. But new computer modelling and bioengineering techniques could revitalise the industry – and make animal testing obsolete.
Read my latest piece for The Observer/ The Guardian in full below or by following this link. It was a double page colour feature in The Observer’s New Review and a featured story on The Guardian’s home page all day. It was shared 5900 times on Facebook.
Will the office even exist in a world dominated by social media and the internet?
Read the text of the first of two pieces that I was asked to write for Core, Warwick Business School’s magazine, in full below, or as a pdf here WBS_CORE_Edition Two_Digital rev. It is not yet published on-line.
About 500 different behaviours are unique to every individual and, taken together, form what they call ‘eDNA’.
Read my exclusive story for The Guardian and which was the top story on Technology Guardian all weekend as well as editor’s choice on the app. The Guardian is one of the top ten news sites in the world by popularity. It was also re-published by popular US site Business Insider.
Read my hit piece for Wired – and an exclusive story thanks to NASA – in full below or by following this link.
Earlier this year around 230,000 people participated in a vote to choose the outer skin of Nasa’s new Z-2 planetary exploration spacesuit.
Yet for humanity’s first manned mission into deep space Nasa isn’t actually planning to use this brand-new, if bulky, spacesuit.
Behind on my posts again…here is my piece in the last edition of The Economist’s Technology Quarterly. NASA’s new spacesuit was a big story in US/UK, but my story contains exclusive material from NASA. I was also the only journalist I believe to find out what private space and the Russians were up to. Read in full below or by following this link.
AROUND 230,000 votes were cast in a recent online competition held by NASA to choose one of three designs for the American space agency’s new Z-2 spacesuit. It was not the technology that people were invited to vote for, but the style of the outer layer. The winner (pictured right) features vivid-blue electroluminescent wire and patches, exposed bearings and natty collapsing pleats to improve an astronaut’s mobility.