Category: Science & Engineering

How reliable is a home DNA test?

DNA test

Analysing a person’s DNA used to be a long, difficult and expensive process – reserved for police investigations and high-tech labs. But with recent advances in technology, it’s now possible for anyone to produce a sample at home and send it off for testing for as little as £100. As a result, home DNA testing

Technology that could solve the world’s waste problem

rubbish

The waste management industry doesn’t really do technology – with many companies reluctant to even get a website or offer online bookings. But as the planet continues to produce waste & pollution, that could be about to change. We take a look at some of the most promising technologies & innovations that could could solve

Supersonic air travel might be making a comeback

Concorde

Fifteen years after the last Concorde flight landed in 2003, supersonic air travel might be ready to make a comeback. But not everyone’s happy about it. A new documentary short by Verge Science delves into the reasons people are so eager to bring back ultra-fast civilian flights, and why they stopped in the first place.