Techno Talk Archive

Tesla’s first kill

US authorities are investigating the first death potentially caused by self-driving technology. The driver of a Tesla car died in Florida in May after

The membrane wing drones

The unique mechanical properties of bat wings could lead to a new breed of nature-inspired drone. A prototype built by researchers at the University

Where does the internet live

How it all works There is no shortage of cool stuff to see on the internet, but the internet itself — the networks and

Scientists reveal when we can hear from extraterrestrials

Researchers used a series of calculations to predict the likelihood of alien life existing in the universe and how long it would take their

Smartphone virtual reality apps you must try

Get started with VR on your iPhone or Android phone with these 100 apps, spanning films, games, news and 360-degree photo-sharing You don’t need