Iain M Banks

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Launched last week in San Francisco, Neuralink aims to create a ‘neural lace’  that is  interlaced with the cerebral cortex

It’s the stuff of science fiction, but also within the realm of possibility. Elon Musk’s latest venture, Neuralink, is a neurotechnology company aimin(...)

British prime minister Theresa May and Qatar prime minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani in  Birmingham for the  Qatar-UK Business and Investment Forum. Photograph: Darren Staples / PA

In numbers: No-fly zone 44 million Number of passengers that Ryanair expects to carry in and out of the UK this year. The airline warned that the UK(...)

The best dystopian novels are really about the societies in which they are written and not exercises in futurology

Fahrenheit 451 is the temperature at which paper spontaneously ignites. It inspired the title of Ray Bradbury’s novel about a future in which firemen (...)