Scaling up technology, policy support and stimulating demand: we need to focus on all three to realise a net-zero emissions world in the next three decades.
Factories around the world are embracing tech that improves efficiency and puts people first.
International coordination of basic research can improve welfare through higher aggregate investments, and a more efficient distribution of basic research investments across countries and...
Fashioned into lasers, terahertz waves might enable 'T-ray vision', with the ability to see through clothing, book covers, and other thin materials.
3Dirigo isn’t even the biggest object the school’s 3D printer can construct — if pushed to its limits, it can print objects up to 100 feet long, 22 feet wide, and 10 feet high.
From limitless spider silk to vaccines, biofoundries take advantage of nature's incredible capacity for building.
“Demonstrating and validating recycling capabilities on the ISS is an important step towards developing sustainable manufacturing systems that will enable us to venture deeper into the so...
It is known for being the most efficient method of storing carbon dioxide, but algae is also used to make tennis shoes, metal alternatives and meat-free burgers. This is how it could help...
Connected devices can now share position information, even in noisy, GPS-denied areas.
From trading up to trading in your old clothes, here’s how to dress with less impact on the environment.
A new robot hand capable of gripping eggs delicately without breaking them is unveiled, with applications on the production line to increase safety in industrial workshops.
3D printing may have serious medical uses if this heart, as claimed, is fully functional - scientists have said the aim is to make it compatible with humans. It could also have cardio-tox...
Africa is one of the most exciting and potentially dynamic markets in the world, and has the potential to create a world-class advanced manufacturing sector. Here's how to do it
For many years, the traditional route out of poverty for developing countries involved a shift from farming to manufacturing. But in today's world, that's no longer the case.
Machine workers and humans should be mutually reinforcing on the factory floor – leading to a more productive future.