A spin-out company that uses advanced computer simulation to help organisations devise more efficient ways of working, has secured £750,000 in scale-up funding.

Engineers have developed a prototype drone-mounted wireless scanning system, which can fly up the outside of a high rise building and detect the whereabouts of individuals who may be trapped inside.

Practise makes perfect -– it is an adage that has helped humans become highly dexterous, and now it is an approach that is being applied to robots.

A robot-controlled laboratory where decisions are made by artificial intelligence will change the way new drugs are discovered, says a leading researcher.

Astronomers have discovered a rare molecule in the dust and gas disc around a young star – and it may provide an answer to one of the conundrums facing astronomers.