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The need to fix the online groceries profit condundrum is critical for many of today’s supermarkets. Photograph: iStock

Jo Ronan had never done a grocery shop online before Covid-19. Now, she and her husband Mike doubt they will venture back into a supermarket until at (...)

The Ocado Customer Fulfilment Centre in Hatfield on the outskirts of London. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/File Photo/Reuters

Ocado Group Plc licensed its online grocery system to Japanese retailer Aeon, expanding the UK ecommerce company’s technology to a new market in one o(...)

A care worker wearing   Cyberdyne’s robot suit which learns a  user’s motion and assists their movements. Photograph: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

In depopulated rural Japan, a drone flies to a remote farm and drops off a prescription for a bed-ridden patient. A plastic sensor attached to her bod(...)

Empathy is the ability to share and understand the emotions of others

How important is it that your doctor is empathetic? Until recently I would have responded with an emphatic “very”. After all, teaching narrative medic(...)

Adult supervision casts a long shadow over children now – to and from school, in the playground, in sport and at other leisure activities. Parents wa(...)