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African nations are working to stem the resell of imported air conditioning units and refrigerators from Europe. The appliances are damaging to the environment and costly to run.
A new lithium metal anode could increase the longevity and energy density of batteries.
A 'peel and stack' method of making electronics could allow chips to be worn on the skin.
Social networks facilitate the diffusion of ideas across individuals and firms, which in turn plays an important role in productivity growth.
To reduce their carbon footprint and increase mobility options, many cities have been investing in e-scooter and bike sharing schemes. But they haven't always turned out as well as planne...
From street sensors that reduce collisions and congestion, to heated pavements that melt snow - data is driving urban improvements. But citizens need a meaningful role in evaluating data ...
The ability to exercise many of our most basic rights and privileges – from voting to travelling – requires standardized information to determine who is eligible for what. But, in the age...
Harnessing medical data can, and will, improve healthcare, writes GE Healthcare President and CEO Kieran Murphy in the Global Innovation Index 2019.
In 2019 alone, the worldwide scooter rental fleet has more than doubled from 25,000 to 66,000. More than 15,000 of those are in India.
A family health emergency led to the invention of a wristband that analyses your DNA to tell you which foods to buy to stay healthy and reduce your risk of diseases like diabetes.
A city that was once on its knees has become a model for successful urban transformation.
Volocopter is due to launch its electric air taxis commercially in the next two years. The VoloCity has 5G capabilities to allow it to see round corners and even autonomously ask permissi...
Signalling the country's introduction as a player in the technological world, Rwanda has introduced the Mara X and Mara Z smartphones.
Smaller and smaller components mean we need to reconsider how robots are able to handle and manipulate these parts.
This new technique is delicate enough for human skin, which could enable technologies such as high-adhesion, embedded electronic tattoos, and bandages tricked out with patient-specific bi...