James Vincent is Science and Technology Reporter for The Independent, with his work appearing online and in print.
17 November 2014 11:02 AM
The Laser Weapon System (LaWS) is being deployed off the coast of Iran
14 November 2014 04:57 PM
Devices called 'dirtboxes' mimic mobile phone towers to locate mobiles
14 November 2014 03:34 PM
It all started with the Facebook 'seen' - but the blue ticks on WhatsApp were apparently a step too far
14 November 2014 12:37 PM
Drilling to search for organic compounds could unlock the mysteries of the origin of life on Earth - but it could also spell an end to Philae's mision
14 November 2014 11:03 AM
It's powered by solar cells and thermoelectric cooling - though it's just a prototype at this point in time
14 November 2014 09:29 AM
The update should help users know if they're being snooped on
Philae lander 'on its side and in the shade' - but scientists say the craft is perfectly operational
13 November 2014 02:17 PM
After a bouncy landing Philae has settled at the foot of a cliff; the first spacecraft ever to land on a comet and a monumental achievement for humanity
13 November 2014 01:29 PM
"Sorry, now I'm trying to be a professional scientist"
13 November 2014 12:02 PM
The company is expanding its R&D outpost near Cambridge, possibly hoping to take advantage of the coding and engineering talent from the university
13 November 2014 11:23 AM
But there's no change to the streaming model that many artist still hate
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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