Can artificial intelligence (AI) help with our voting decisions?
Globally 2 trillion drinks containers will be made and sold this year. What can individuals and governments do to make sure those containers don’t end up harming the planet?
The creators of SIGNAL hope to gain insights into how countries may fight with nuclear weapons by studying tactics used by players online.
As the WEF's Industry Strategy Meeting gears up, we explain why strategy officers are best-placed to drive our integrated platforms approach to the world's problems.
Researchers have engineered flying robots to behave like hummingbirds, training them with machine learning algorithms based on various techniques the bird uses naturally every day.
A new form of plastic called poly(diketoenamine) could create a closed-loop and zero-waste recycling process.
Only ditching the profit imperative will allow the tech giants to fulfil their original aim of benefiting the public good, argues the writer Jonathan Wichmann.
Today’s architects could look to termite nests for inspiration to create effective ventilation and temperature control in buildings.
The material, that was created by accident, could be revolutionary in its use in batteries and electronics.
A global approach to assessing and regulating frontier technologies is needed – and the UN is perfectly placed to host the discussion.
A rapid rollout of digital identification has the potential to unlock economic value of up to 13% of GDP by 2030, according to a new report by the McKinsey Global Institute.
For the fourth consecutive year, the KU Leuven ranks as Reuters top university for innovation. Here's how everyone else scored.
Inspired by insects, this new drone has flexible arms that allow it to withstand high wind speeds and perform in conditions where other drones would fail.
Innovation drives productivity. We need to know what works, what doesn’t and why - and that means turning to measurements and metrics. But how can we really measure innovation today?
A neural network has been trained to spot the difference between real oil paintings by 17th century Dutch painter Rembrandt and clever imitations.