Israel punches above its weight as a well-spring of digital innovation. Earlier this year, a European delegation visited Tel Aviv to find out why.
Forensic science is more advanced than ever, but the art of interpreting it is still lagging behind – and potentially undermining trust in justice.
Famed Australian photographer Frank Hurley started planning a trip to the Great Barrier Reef in 1920. Little did he know that the challenges he would face would be indicative of the state...
Digital business allow innovative firms to meet unmet demand – which is why Africa provides especially fertile ground.
Digital business can be a force for sustainable development in Africa, but it faces significant obstacles. Here's how to beat them.
Africa could be a huge winner in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, if stakeholders can create an integrated innovation ecosystem to supercharge its economies, its societies and the liveli...
A team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic tail to keep its population mobile and productive.
E-commerce start-up Jumia was the first African company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. It's now a guiding light for a host of innovative companies from the agricultural sector.
The structure could be a lifeline for a small population of big cats trapped by traffic in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Astronaut Sally Ride and civil-rights activist Rosa Parks are the newest inclusions in Barbie's social circle. As part of the Inspiring Women Series, the pair have been added to Mattel's ...
Researchers from Stanford University have found that a real smart sink could help conserve water.
With concrete a major source of climate-changing emissions, cities around the world are looking at high-rise wooden buildings instead
This novel class of liquids may open up new possibilities for improving the efficiency and stability of electrical devices that store and release energy.
Innovative clean technology will have a huge role to play in addressing the climate crisis, but many new products and services are foundering in an unfriendly lab-to-market ecosystem. Her...
New research suggests that the increased rate of plant growth around the world as a result of rising CO2 levels - known as 'global greening' - could be slowed by increased water stress.