World Economic Forum Young Scientist Pierre Karam is integrating biosensors into smartphones in order to monitor and control waterborne and infectious diseases in resource-limited settings.
Olga Fink, a World Economic Forum Young Scientist, is developing intelligent algorithms to improve the safety and reliability of complex industrial assets.
NASA has chosen the winner in its contest to design habitation for humans on Mars. It will be built on the red planet using a 3D printer and concrete made from pulverised Martian rocks.
This growing acidification of the oceans, caused by changes in the climate, is becoming a serious problem for the production of shellfish around the world.
Tech education lags behind the pace of innovation - and needs to play catch-up.
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Creating a circular economy for plastics will depend on new business models and innovation to transform consumer packaged goods. Here's how that could work
Uncovering practical solutions – and deploying them to work together – will give humanity the best chance of solving problems of like energy consumption and waste.
Fast fashion suits the demand for the growing global middle class for choice and value, but it carries a high environmental price. It's time to start moving to a more sustainable business...
These are some of the most significant and breathtaking photographs from the science world in the past 100 years.
Food packaging is vital for extending shelf lives and reducing food waste - but it is adding to our plastic crisis. Could new, biodegradeable plant-based materials have the answer?
Only 14% of plastic packaging is recycled globally. Circular packaging solutions are a priority - and they will create value for brands, as these trailblazing examples demonstrate.
The periodic table as we know it has not always been so straight forward. Over the years it has seen some creative (and confusing) adaptations.
Researchers at MIT have found a way to create nanoscale objects of nearly any shape. The system produces 3-D structures one thousandth the size of the originals.
Researchers have discovered how these minute creatures break down lignin in wood, an important process in creating biofuel.