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A naturally occurring 'glitch' in certain crops has been suppressing growth and yield, but scientists believe they have found a way to bypass it.
Development bottlenecks and application risks must be addressed before AI's true global potential to transform lives can be realised.
The billions of microbes that live within our body can be beneficial to our physical and mental health.
Some of humanity’s greatest innovations – from vaccines to brain surgery – were pioneered by Africans.
Sci-fi has always had a reputation for predicting and inspiring technology and inventions.
Our individual life experiences may be passed down to later generations, according to the study of Epigenetics.
The fine line between what science could do and what it should do is thinner than ever. Here's what Hollywood can teach us.
Human-robot teams will soon start working in fields as diverse as health care, agriculture, transportation, manufacturing and space exploration.
The U.S. has produced waves of invention that changed the world over almost 200 years. So what's the next big idea?
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.