Are robots virtually the real thing?

Virtual companies are already a reality thanks to outsourcing, writes Sally Percy, who discovers “robots” are set to become the outsourcers of the future

Robots take over the rock face

It sounds like science fiction, but as Juliet Samuel reports, autonomy is advancing in a land of giant machines

Killing the cancer without harming healthy cells

Deciding on treatment for prostate cancer can seem like a minefield and many options carry huge risk of side effects which can impact on quality of life, writes Victoria Lambert

Glasses that can read emotions in a sales pitch

In a fast-moving technological world, science fiction is fast becoming science fact, as Stephen Armstrong discovers

Automation will work for UK manufacturers

Mike Wilson, chairman of the British Automation and Robot Association, says robots are a business’s best friend

Eight of the best

Emma Hill looks at the latest technologies, gadgets and smile enhancement techniques being pioneered in modern cosmetic dentistry