Prestigious red-carpet slot in London's West End goes to life story of renowned codebreaker, starring Benedict Cumberbatch
Bigger iPhone screen could be made more scratch resistant by blending glass with sapphire, according to patents and expert. By Samuel Gibbs
Dean Burnett: What if Twitter had been around at the time of famous scientists and scientific breakthroughs?
From HG Wells to JK Rowling, invisibility has long been the stuff of fiction. Not any more. Philip Ball on five ways in which scientists are trying to make things 'disappear'
Understanding a foreign language is getting easier with the range of translation apps for your smartphone and computer
A UK nanotech company has created what is said to be the world's blackest-ever material, made using carbon nanotubes. It's far from the first time something has been touted as the new black – but perhaps now there really can be none more black
Growing meat in labs could cut hunger, tackle climate change and end animal slaughter, but creator Professor Mark Post says the biggest beef will be convincing consumers
Why shampoo bottles don't get dusty and seemingly random events can be explained by probability laws
Ministry of Defence thinktank spells out potential threats to security that might emerge by 2045
Scientists are dismissive of the hype surrounding the Epoc device, yet advocates claim it can enable completely paralysed people to communicate with their loved ones. Does it give sufferers false hope?
Bigger iPhone screen could be made of third-hardest material known, after Apple consulted experts 18 months ago. By Samuel Gibbs
Lorenz Potthast's helmet allows the wearer to experience time at a different speed
New study finds way to improve Google Flu Trends accuracy threefold - but says systems must be more open. By Charles Arthur
Researchers say the study was not funded by Minerva Research Initiative, which engaged scientists in national security issues. By Samuel Gibbs