We spoke with futurist Dr. Stuart Candy about the latest developments in the field of futures studies and how it can help solve pressing global challenges.
New technology in African agriculture can make smallholders' jobs much easier. Apps like HelloTractor and DigiFarm give farmers access to better machinery.
James Webb was built to detect the faint infrared light of the earliest stars or galaxies and could answer key questions about how the universe began.
Two American scientists have won the Nobel Prize for Medicine for discoveries in heat and touch, and hope to develop treatments for diseases including chronic pain.
New innovations using next-gen and bio-based materials are expected to replace animal or fossil-fuel-based textiles in the fashion industry.
Climate-related events are expected to become worse in the near future and affect more people as a result of human activity.
EcologicStudio has designed a children's play centre called AirBubble which uses algae in solar-powered bioreactors to remove pollutants from the air.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has released its 2021 Global Innovation Index, with Switzerland topping the rankings with a score of 65.5 out of 100.
Using nanoparticles that store and gradually release light, engineers create light-emitting plants that can be charged repeatedly.
Scientists in Singapore are creating antibacterial bandages out of durian husks that would otherwise be incinerated, contributing to environmental waste.
Blue foods have traditionally been undervalued in their contribution to global food systems. These innovations from around the world aim to change that.
Scientists have taken kirigami principles and applied them to 3D materials, to create structures which are capable of transforming into multiple different architectures.
Stockholm is leading example of how urban innovation can foster entrepreneurship. Can other cities learn from its approach to green urban development?
New research suggests that recent financial innovations have been driven by companies outside of finance - with US tech firms a large driver of change.
Gene therapies can cost million of dollars. Kevin Doxzen explains why creative new payment systems are needed to help fund treatment.