James Vincent is Science and Technology Reporter for The Independent online, and his work appears in print too. In the past he has written freelance for Wired, the New Statesman and the Financial Times.
04 August 2014 03:46 PM
Over the top advert leaves subtlety at the door in favour of all-American muscle cars, sunglasses and shotguns
04 August 2014 02:57 PM
The dystopian sci-fi shooter was originally released in 2007 to critical acclaim
Nasa approves 'impossible' space engine design that apparently violates the laws of physics and could revolutionise space travel
04 August 2014 01:10 PM
Engineers from the space agency managed to produce tiny amounts of thrust using a microwave engine design that could turn space travel on its head
04 August 2014 11:49 AM
Newly-published list of approved vendors includes only Chinese firms
04 August 2014 11:10 AM
Nasa study offers new evidence for 'nanoflares' - tiny, intense solar events that heat the Sun's atmosphere to millions of degrees hotter than its surface
04 August 2014 09:34 AM
Six universities will now offer GCHQ-accredited courses on cyber security as part of government's plan to safeguard UK economy
04 August 2014 09:20 AM
Research found that children and teens who played a small amount of video games were better adjusted and cared more about their peers
31 July 2014 04:36 PM
Microsofts "truly personal" assistant lands on UK smartphones
31 July 2014 04:00 PM
Which are more efficient: feathered hummingbird wings or plastic blades?
31 July 2014 02:53 PM
The satellite has arrived at one of Solar System's gravitational 'sweet spots' 1.5m km from Earth, rotating once every six hours like a galactic lighthouse
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again. It would be immoral to bring it into the world'
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- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 3 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
- 4 Nicki Minaj finally releases predictable 'Anaconda' video
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence