Inadequate sleep can be linked to a wide range of problems, from depression to obesity. But our understanding of the neural circuits involved in sleep is increasing, says Berkeley profess...
The USA may be able to look forward to the Fourth Industrial Revolution with confidence but innovative strength will not be enough to secure competitiveness on its own.
We might celebrate creativity, but all too often we reject creative ideas and the people who come up with them, writes Valerie Casey.
Visa rules could be holding back innovation and research by keeping scientists at home - preventing collaboration.
Outside our immediate area of expertise, we’re all members of this entity we like to call “the public”.
Few places have done more than Japan to define today’s technological landscape.
Breakthroughs in brain-monitoring technology could let us do everything from detecting the early signs of Alzheimer's to deciding whether we really need that second coffee.
In a new era of global competition, cities will compete with each other for talent and capital. This battle will be won or lost on the basis of liveability.
For a long time now, humans have drawn on the Amazon and its tremendous biodiversity – countless living organisms, plants, animals and insects – for raw materials and commodities. We have...
Reuters has released its latest ranking of the world's most innovative universities.
A report from Harvard Business Publishing, a subsidiary of the Harvard Business School, examines the skills leaders need to navigate the modern world.
Despite recent innovations such as social media, big data, fintech and the sharing economy, productivity growth has slowed since the global financial crisis. Here's why.
Greater living standards. Resilience to economic shocks. These are some of the reasons why nations should take their competitiveness seriously.
There are three areas where digital innovation can deliver greater value and revolutionize chemistry & advanced materials over the next decade.
How can the telecommunications industry be competitive in a digital world, at the intersection of Moore’s law, wireless technology, machine learning and cloud computing?