Do webcomics use an 'emergent system'? Dean Burnett talks to the authors/artists/web gurus behind webcomic, Exterminatus Now
Eight-foot-tall radio-controlled robot capable of responding to voice or light ray commands is to be auctioned in London
Quantum mechanics research could hold the key to a new generation of super-fast computers, writes John Naughton
Stuart Clark: Even if Nasa's Kepler space telescope is coming to the end of its mission, the search for other Earths will continue
Actor's decision to tell her story of preventive breast cancer surgery is welcomed by medical experts worldwide
Scientist's critics say he should stop using Israeli technology in computer equipment that allows him to communicate
State department casts doubt on UN investigator Carla del Ponte's claim that opposition may have deployed nerve agent
Catherine de Lange meets the one-time 'cyber-diva' who some now call a 'technophobe'
The technology for 3D printing is moving fast. One day every home may have one
Description of attack in which six rebels died adds to uncertainty about claims that deadly nerve gas has been used in the conflict
In the last five years, the market for legal highs has exploded. It's never been easier, or cheaper, to buy drugs online – but no one knows what's in them, or how dangerous they are. Mike Power investigates
What evidence is there that chemical attacks have taken place, which agents were used and what does it mean for the war?
The simian star of new Disney film Chimpanzee is the latest animal to be portrayed as having human emotions. But does such anthropomorphism give a distorted view of nature, asks Steve Rose
Catherine Shoard: A new scheme encourages patients to watch their favourite film while under local anaesthetic. Here are some to steer clear of