Physical activity needs to improve globally - but to do that we need to understand reasons people aren't exercising.
Bill Gates believes we can start a third wave of poverty reduction - and eradicate extreme poverty.
Japan's 2020 Olympics President Yoshiro Mori has suggested adopting Daylight Saving Time to allow athletes at the games to compete in cooler hours - but the suggestion has been met with r...
The Arch Mission Foundation is working with Microsoft to encode thousands of important books and crowd-sourced images and store them in a repository housed on the Moon.
Copenhagen, home of Hans Christian Andersen and formerly the capital not just of Denmark but also Norway and Sweden, is the most cycle-friendly city in the world.
A new study suggests moving to a 4-day working week could boost productivity and happiness.
Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for their work with light manipulation.
Social entrepreneurs combine the dedication and compassion to serve marginalized people with the best techniques from the private sector.
In less than 100 years, the world's megacities are set to be focused in Africa and India.
The Nuffield Council has announced that using gene editing to create designer babies is morally permissible.
Let’s assume you are healthy. Would you consider an implant or drugs to enhance your physical or mental performance? We are reaching a pivotal moment in medicine, when technology can help...
A new study may have cleared up the long-standing scientific debate of where memories are stored.
About 3,000 people in Sweden have inserted a rice grain-sized microchip under their skin so that they don't need to carry key cards, IDs, and even train tickets.
New research has found that telomerase could be the key to preserving life.
Specialists have come up with a set of guiding principles for machine learning based on UN human rights.