Technology Shows

Future Thinking

Future Thinking

Renowned inventors, scientists and futurologists describe the big idea that they want to solve and how it can transform the world.
31 Videos
BBC Future
Horizon

Horizon

Horizon tells amazing science stories, unravels mysteries and reveals worlds you've never seen before.
24 Videos
BBC
World-Changing Ideas

World-Changing Ideas

Fascinating stories, need-to-know briefings and compelling video inspired by BBC Future's World-Changing Ideas event series.
19 Videos
BBC Future
Animal Clinic

Animal Clinic

Dublin is a bustling capital city with one and a half million inhabitants. Alongside the humans live thousands of domestic animals, birds and wildlife. When they need emergency care, a dedicated team of people are there to help.
16 Videos
Escapade
HyperDrive

HyperDrive

BBC presenter and trained engineer Jack Stewart sorts solar planes from magnetic trains, offering you a guide to the vehicles and transport technologies of tomorrow.
6 Videos
BBC Future
Backlight

Backlight

Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
4 Videos
VPRO
What If?

What If?

What If?' from BBC Future explores thought experiments and hypothetical scenarios.
4 Videos
BBC Future
Ewan McGregor - Cold Chain Mission

Ewan McGregor - Cold Chain Mission

Ewan McGregor is on a mission to the ends of the earth to immunise some of the hardest-to-reach children in the world.
2 Videos
BBC
Rutherford and Fry

Rutherford and Fry

Drs Rutherford and Fry are on hand to solve everyday mysteries sent into BBC Future.
2 Videos
BBC Future
Building Tomorrow

Building Tomorrow

Building Tomorrow presents radical visions that illustrate not only the huge challenges we face, but also the opportunities that could materialise if we push the limits of what's possible.
1 Video
BBC Future

Technology Videos

What is Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra?

What is Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra?

Facebook is to launch a cryptocurrency next year which will allow people to move money from their smartphone.
Press Association
See the next generation of planes with flapping wing-tips

See the next generation of planes with flapping wing-tips

Airbus has unveiled a new scale-model plane called the AlbatrossOne, which could be the start of a new plane design.
24.com
2mins
British company unveils jet suits ahead of planned race series

British company unveils jet suits ahead of planned race series

British company Gravity Industries has unveiled its jet suit designs ahead of a planned race series involving the unique technology.
Press Association
Uber to test flying taxis in Melbourne

Uber to test flying taxis in Melbourne

Uber plans to take passengers to the sky in a bid to ease congested roads on the ground, for the same price as an UberX trip over the same distance. Melbourne has been chosen as one of the latest testbeds for Uber's helicopter-like flying ambition...
Press Association
Keanu Reeves makes surprise appearance at video game expo E3

Keanu Reeves makes surprise appearance at video game expo E3

Keanu Reeves made a surprise appearance at the E3 video game expo in Los Angeles. The 54-year-old actor was promoting Cyberpunk 2077, a role-playing game set for release next year.
Press Association
App for self-diagnosis

App for self-diagnosis

Could an app could save you a trip to the GP when you're sick? Medical chatbots like #tellAda are now used around the world. But how reliable are they? Could AI help us to live longer, healthier lives?
Deutsche Welle
4mins
Apple conference: iTunes killed off and new 'dark mode' among updates

Apple conference: iTunes killed off and new 'dark mode' among updates

Apple has confirmed it is to replace the iTunes service in its current form, as it splits the software across three apps. The technology giant said the next versions of its macOS operating system, which powers the firm's computers, will replace t...
Press Association
The Human Foot Is a Design Disaster

The Human Foot Is a Design Disaster

From a design standpoint, the human foot is kind of a disaster. Although humans evolved to walk upright on two feet, our feet are prone to all kinds of injuries. So, why did natural selection give us this particular foot?
Cheddar
5mins
Two Russian cosmonauts conduct spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts conduct spacewalk

Two Russian crewmembers Oleg Kononenko and Alexey Ovchinin on the International Space Station have ventured into open space.
Press Association
The Key to Impossible Foods’ ‘Meaty’ Taste: Heme

The Key to Impossible Foods’ ‘Meaty’ Taste: Heme

David Lipman, Impossible Food's chief science officer, discussed how the "meaty" taste in the plant-based product stems from a molecule essential to all living things, and how much effort the company had to go through to get it approved by the FDA.
Cheddar
3mins
Why People Walk Faster in Cities

Why People Walk Faster in Cities

Have you ever noticed that you move faster in cities? Here's why.
Cheddar
6mins
Cooperative driverless cars can speed up traffic by 35 percent

Cooperative driverless cars can speed up traffic by 35 percent

A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35%, researchers from the University of Cambridge have shown. The researchers programmed a small fleet of miniature robotic c...
Press Association
2mins
Climate Change By Numbers - Episode 2

Climate Change By Numbers - Episode 2

A look at scientists' claims about human contribution to global warming.
BBC
46mins
Climate Change By Numbers - Episode 1

Climate Change By Numbers - Episode 1

Three mathematicians aim to clear up the climate change debate for good.
BBC
44mins
Chef vs Science - The Ultimate Kitchen Challenge

Chef vs Science - The Ultimate Kitchen Challenge

Scientist Mark Miodownik challenges chef Marcus Wareing to a cookery competition.
BBC
50mins
Between Life and Death

Between Life and Death

Provocative documentary following the doctors who can now interrupt the death process.
BBC
51mins
A Comet's Tale

A Comet's Tale

Modern space missions reveal what comets are really made of and where they come from.
BBC
51mins
Beast Legends - Fire Dragon

Beast Legends - Fire Dragon

We venture deep into the forests of Poland in search of a dragon called Smok.
BBC
46mins
Beast Legends - Bird Monster

Beast Legends - Bird Monster

The team investigate the legend of a giant bird predator the size of a small airplane.
BBC
46mins
Beast Legends - Winged Lion

Beast Legends - Winged Lion

The Beast Seekers head to Mongolia's Altai Mountains to hunt for a legendary creature.
BBC
46mins
Beast Legends - Megajaws

Beast Legends - Megajaws

The Beast Seekers travel to Fiji to learn about Dakuwaqa.
BBC
47mins
Beast Legends - The Kraken

Beast Legends - The Kraken

The Beast Seekers investigate the sailor's legend of the Kraken.
BBC
47mins
Beast Legends - Wild Man Of Vietnam

Beast Legends - Wild Man Of Vietnam

We explore the remote, unexplored jungles of Vietnam in search of the Wildman.
BBC
46mins
What is 5G? A look at the new technology coming our way

What is 5G? A look at the new technology coming our way

5G is the next generation of wireless mobile connections - we take a look at what lies in store when it arrives.
Press Association
2mins
Irish university develops robot to battle loneliness

Irish university develops robot to battle loneliness

An Irish university has developed a robot to help reduce loneliness among the elderly and those living in care homes. Engineers from Trinity College, Dublin, unveiled Stevie II on Wednesday, Ireland's first socially assistive robot with advance...
Press Association
Advocate Sees Hope to Curb Climate Disaster if Voters Push Elected Officials

Advocate Sees Hope to Curb Climate Disaster if Voters Push Elected Officials

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, with the Natural Resources Defense Council, has hope that, despite a damning UN report outlining the near future extinction of one million animal species, humanity can avert disaster by pressing their elected officials to br...
Cheddar
2mins
Wonders Of The Universe - Messengers

Wonders Of The Universe - Messengers

Wonders of the Universe shows how light holds the key to our understanding of the universe
BBC
52mins
Wonders Of The Universe - Falling

Wonders Of The Universe - Falling

Wonders of the Universe takes up the story of the force that sculpts the entire universe.
BBC
50mins
Wonders Of The Universe - Stardust

Wonders Of The Universe - Stardust

What are we and where do we come from?
BBC
49mins
Wonders Of The Universe - Destiny

Wonders Of The Universe - Destiny

Wonders of the Universe seeks to understand the nature of time.
BBC
49mins
Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 4 - Resolutions

Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 4 - Resolutions

The doctors reveal how we can all stick to those health resolutions we made at New Year.
BBC
50mins
Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 4 - Oils

Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 4 - Oils

The doctors consider whether or not meat is bad for us and show us how to spot sepsis.
BBC
51mins
Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 4 - Metabolics

Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 4 - Metabolics

How to treat allergic reactions and whether new mealtimes can help with dieting.
BBC
51mins
Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 4 - Exercise

Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 4 - Exercise

Featuring a cheat's guide to a better body and how to burn more fat without exercising.
BBC
51mins
Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 3 - Episode 3

Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 3 - Episode 3

200 volunteers to test a surprising way to cure food cravings.
BBC
50mins
Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 3 - Episode 2

Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 3 - Episode 2

Dr Saleyha Ahsan reveals new research that could cure snoring.
BBC
53mins
Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 3 - Episode 1

Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 3 - Episode 1

How to avoid losing your marbles, and Michael Mosley's tips to cure cramp.
BBC
50mins
Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 1 - Episode 3

Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 1 - Episode 3

Can hay fever be cured? Are smoothies good for you? Is coffee bad for you?
BBC
50mins
Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 1 - Episode 2

Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 1 - Episode 2

Could simply standing up more transform our health?
BBC
48mins
Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 1 - Episode 1

Trust Me I'm A Doctor: Series 1 - Episode 1

Can you be fit and fat? The team answers this and other health questions.
BBC
50mins
The Moon

The Moon

A look at how our love affair with the moon has waxed and waned since we landed there.
BBC
58mins
Why This Unexpected Animal Is The World's Most Trafficked

Why This Unexpected Animal Is The World's Most Trafficked

Wildlife trafficking is the world's second largest black market, and there's one animal that's trafficked more than any other. Cheddar explains how they became the world's most trafficked animal.
Cheddar
6mins
Self-driving dumper truck trialled in bid to speed up roadworks

Self-driving dumper truck trialled in bid to speed up roadworks

A self-driving 25-tonne dumper truck is being trialled in a bid to speed up UK roadworks.The vehicle, which can carry a 40-tonne load, has a laser light unit to spot objects in its way.
Press Association
Why We Evolved To Acquire Tastes

Why We Evolved To Acquire Tastes

It's an acquired taste is a phrase that's commonly mentioned alongside food and drinks like coffee, IPAs, vegetables and more. Have you ever wondered how a taste is actually acquired? Join us as we explore taste and how it pertains to physiology, ...
Cheddar
5mins
Blue Origin rocket successfully launches with 3D printer on board

Blue Origin rocket successfully launches with 3D printer on board

Blue Origin have launched their New Shepard rocket which is carrying NASA supported payloads including a 3D printer.
Press Association
This Animal Can Teach You to Sing Like Mariah Carey

This Animal Can Teach You to Sing Like Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey has made a career out of hitting those impressive high notes. But how does she do it? That remains a mystery, but research suggests there might be another mammal in the animal kingdom who holds the key to teaching humans how to hit th...
Cheddar
6mins
The Worst Invasive Species The U.S. Has Seen in 150 Years

The Worst Invasive Species The U.S. Has Seen in 150 Years

The Spotted Lanternfly is considered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to be the worst invasive species in the last 150 years. That's because they threaten products from wine to apples, lumber and craft beer. Industries that amount to $18 Bill...
Cheddar
6mins
Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - Instruments of Murder

Catching History's Criminals: The Forensic Story - Instruments of Murder

The advances that have elevated the murder weapon from being mere evidence to key witness.
BBC
51mins