WATCH | Exoskeleton takes the strain off repetitive lifting

March 27, 2017 | 5:13 pm | Reuters video,

The Robo-Mate exoskeleton supports the body to reduce the risk of strain and injury while carrying out repetitive tasks in an industrial environment.

WATCH | Uber used secret tool to evade authorities

March 6, 2017 | 2:22 pm | Reuters video,

For years, Uber used a cyber program to evade law enforcement, according to a new report from the New York Times.

MWC 2017 | Eye-opening security tech at Mobile World Congress

March 2, 2017 | 4:05 pm | Reuters video,

The latest security technology takes centre stage at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress, where experts are trying to convince consumers that connectivity can come at a cost.

WATCH | Why sitting down may not be as bad for you as you thought

March 1, 2017 | 10:25 am | Reuters video,

Sitting is not the “new smoking”, according to an Australian study that found no link between total sitting time and an increased risk of diabetes.

WATCH | Coordinated drones fly in synchronized flocks

February 22, 2017 | 8:59 am | Reuters video and

Scientists at the University of Southern California are mastering the coordinated flight of ‘flocks’ of drones.

WATCH | Modular exosuit helps paraplegic ex-trapeze artist walk again

February 14, 2017 | 5:06 pm | Reuters video and

A modular lightweight exoskeleton has allowed former circus acrobat Silke Pan to walk again after a fall from a trapeze rendered her paraplegic ten years ago, as she demonstrated to Reuters.

WATCH | Electronic nose sniffs out diseases on a patient’s breath

February 11, 2017 | 6:40 pm | Reuters video,

A ”NaNose” device which can diagnose 17 diseases, including cancer and Parkinson’s, based on ‘smelling’ a patient’s breath paves the way for quick, non invasive and affordable early detection according to its Israeli developers.

WATCH | Moon much older than previously thought

February 11, 2017 | 6:23 pm | Reuters video, Agence France-Presse

A UCLA-led research team reports that the moon is at least 40 to 140 million years older than previously thought.

WATCH | Record-breaking solar panels could slash power costs

February 8, 2017 | 6:16 pm | Reuters video and

Solar panels that use microtracking technology to almost double the yield achieved by current sun-powered technology have been developed by a start-up offshoot of Switzerland’s EPFL.

WATCH | Scientists see a mind controlled virtual reality

January 30, 2017 | 4:12 pm | Reuters video,

Scientists at the University of Washington in Seattle are experimenting with how the human brain can work in a virtual reality environment using only direct brain stimulation, rather than traditional sensory signals via sight, hearing or touch.

WATCH | Apple strategy in ‘smart home’ race threatened by Amazon

January 28, 2017 | 5:48 pm | Stephen Nellis, Reuters

In less than a year, Amazon’s combination of the Echo speaker system and the Alexa voice-controlled digital assistant has come close to delivering on the elusive promise of easy-to-use technology that can control gadgets in the home with a few spoken words.

WATCH | The drone that could herald the end of selfie sticks

January 25, 2017 | 4:43 pm | Reuters video,

A drone that lives in your phone case is hoping to replace the selfie stick with options and angles way beyond arm’s length.

WATCH | Three arrested for Facebook Live ‘gang-rape’

January 25, 2017 | 4:17 pm | Reuters video,

The French capital inaugurates its first autonomous shuttle bus service as an experiment in what Paris authorities hope will be the future of public transport.

WATCH | Tomorrow’s tech today at CES 2017

January 16, 2017 | 3:14 pm | Reuters video,

Discover the latest technology on show at the recently concluded Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

CES 2017 | Toyota’s AI concept car and Sony’s OLED TVs impress at Las Vegas tech show

January 6, 2017 | 2:14 pm | Reuters' video,

Toyota unveils a new concept car featuring digital displays and an artificial intelligence system at CES 2017, while Sony wows visitors with a dazzling OLED TV that uses innovative ‘acoustic surface’ technology.