Bristol and the Climate Crisis

Could a camera developed in Bristol that can ‘see’ methane leaks offer a path to curbing industrial greenhouse gas emissions?

UN scientists argue that cutting methane offers the fastest, most effective way to reduce the rate of global temperature rises.

How a police and council database is predicting if your child is at risk of harm

5 ways robots are changing our healthcare

Bristol and Beyond

5G rollout raises urgent questions about high-frequency health impacts

As Bristol experiences 5G mobile phone technology for the first time and conspiracy theories abound, science writer Andy Extance looks at the technologies risks and benefits. 

Interviews

Artificial intelligence, robots, and the future of society: interview with Darren Jones

Opinion

Opinion: Bristol's new phoneboxes could end up spying on you

Opinion: Engineers can't ignore social responsibility

“If we are going to look with pride on how our tools make positive contributions to the world, we must also accept some responsibility for...

Facial recognition: Bristol research could change the world as we know it

Bristol Robotics Laboratory are developing a facial recognition system that could change the world as we know it.

Bringing braille back from the brink

Braille literacy has been in dramatic decline. Yet in Bristol, users and innovators are joining forces to create technology to save it.

Hacking away at the problems

Positive news for a Friday: techies and people with experience as refugees create projects together in Bristol’s first Refugee Hack Day.