Science and technology
Science and technology
16 September 2003

'The future was cancelled'

How the space age fell to Earth.

11 September 2003

Let's get Physical

In defence of separate science teaching in schools.

9 September 2003

Man or machine?

MIT's humanoid robots showcase both human creativity and contemporary pessimism.

5 September 2003

The future in 3G

Third-generation mobiles could boost production as well as consumption - if only network developers would develop them.

26 August 2003

The worm turns on Gates

Microsoft is being attacked for the wrong reasons.

14 August 2003

Heatwave: is global warming to blame?

A professor of biogeography pours cold water on myths about the hot summer.

14 August 2003

Confusion over chemical safety

A new poll for the Scientific Alliance finds that scare stories have left the public unsure who to trust.

7 August 2003

Putting the IT into politics

A little more conviction and a little less 'compulsion' might get people interested in e-government.

5 August 2003

Shevaun and the scaremongers

How the elopement of a 12-year-old girl became a morality tale about the dangers of the internet.

5 August 2003

Too many people?

A new campaign for population control in Britain sees humans as a problem, rather than the solution.