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12 of the cutest robots ever created
12 of the cutest robots ever created By Victoria Woollaston

We’ve come a long way since the mechanical bots of Batteries Not Included, Short Circuit and other classic 80s science fiction. Read more

13 crazy Apple patents you might see in a Watch, iPhone or Mac one day
13 crazy Apple patents you might see in a Watch, iPhone or Mac one day By Victoria Woollaston

Apple is one of the world’s leading patent holders. Last year alone, it was granted more than 2,100 filings, taking its total to in excess of 75,000. Read more

15 awe-inspiring images from the International Space Station
15 awe-inspiring images from the International Space Station By Victoria Woollaston

The International Space Station is not only one of humanity’s greatest feats of engineering and intercontinental co-operation, it helps us peer at our Read more

Real-life Iron Man tech: Check out these amazing robot-like prosthetic body parts
Real-life Iron Man tech: Check out these amazing robot-like prosthetic body parts By Victoria Woollaston

From precision mechanical arms built for the delicate skill of playing the piano to hands inspired by Marvel superhero Iron Man, there are plenty of amazing prosthetic body parts. Read more

Remember these? The most iconic computing print ads of all time
Remember these? The most iconic computing print ads of all time By Victoria Woollaston

If you ever want to see just how far technology has come over the past 50 years, print adverts can act as time capsules. Read more

The 15 best spacecraft of all time
The 15 best spacecraft of all time By Victoria Woollaston

Since Yuri Gagarin skimmed the upper atmosphere of Earth in 1961 as part of the first manned flight into space, the world has been obsessed with spacecraft. Read more

12 best 1980s gadgets that defined a decade
12 best 1980s gadgets that defined a decade By Victoria Woollaston

In many ways the 1980s seemed like a simpler time. There was no social media; no smartphones – in fact there were few mobile phones at all. Read more

The best macro photos ever taken
The best macro photos ever taken By Victoria Woollaston

The beauty of macro photography is that it captures details not visible with the naked eye. It transports us into entire worlds. Read more

The best ever space robots of the past, present and future
The best ever space robots of the past, present and future By Victoria Woollaston

Since the infamous space race of the 1960s, space agencies across the globe have been building, testing and launching various robots, each designed to Read more