Economy

The ultrasound scan you can do yourself

US company Butterfly Networks has produced an ultrasound scanner that plugs into an iPhone and can be bought by anyone for $2,000 (£1,555). Its inventor, Jonathan Rothberg, claims it will have as much impact on…



‘Food porn star’ Indian chef gives fine dining a twist

Gaggan Anand, the executive chef and owner of a two Michelin-starred Indian restaurant, uses hyper-modern cooking techniques to take Indian street food to new heights. His self-named restaurant in Bangkok has topped Asia’s best restaurants…




CES 2019: The sat nav of the future has arrived

A car dashboard that can display information, directions and points of interest as holograms was demonstrated behind closed doors at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. UK firm Envisics gave the BBC’s Chris Fox…





UK economic growth hits six-month low

Image copyright PA Growth in the UK’s economy slowed in the three months to November, expanding at its weakest pace in six months. The economy grew by 0.3% during the period, less than the 0.4%…