The Merits Of Being Big

We’ve been conditioned to equate tech innovation with images of lone inventors or startups housed in garages or incubators, not a company with 53,000...

The Frontier Of Bioelectronic Medicine

GSK is quietly building a new treatment pipeline, in parallel to its established work on molecular medicines, that hopes to use peoples’ nerves to...

Looking To Atoms And Stars

“We like questions that nobody else has answered,” said Richard Park, Managing Director of Sandvik’s Osprey unit. “Though we’re not always asked to work on...

Coatings As Active Components

Buildings using smart coatings that absorb pollution. Airplanes wrapped in heat-deflecting tech borrowed from eggplant biology. Surfaces of wind turbine blades that slice through...

Big Data Drives Oil Exploration

While depressed oil prices have sharply reduced the oil industry’s investment in exploration, Repsol aims to make every well count thanks to its decade-old...