What life would be like on the seven newly discovered planets.
Researchers may have found a way to halt the development of both type 2 diabetes and obesity in humans using a recently discovered protein.
Michael Fairbanks explores why TB remains a health concern in the modern world.
Bill and Melinda Gates have shared the charts they think prove the world is getting better.
A look at how we can learn to best respond to risk.
The threats posed by hackers, weaponized IoT devices and other forms of cyberattack are not science fiction – they’re happening now.
The last two years have brought significant challenges to the integrity of the EU. European Council President Donald Tusk outlines some of the solutions.
One of the key findings of this year’s Global Risks Report is that inequality and polarization are now ranked in the top three as underlying drivers of global risks.
Predicting change is one of the greatest challenges there are, foiling politicians and academic experts alike. And not just at Davos.
There is one global risk that we can't seem to shake - the mismanagement of our global environment.
The pace of innovation in areas such as artificial intelligence, the internet of things and biotechnology is creating new risks — which will be amplified in our turbulent world.
Climate change and polarized societies are among the most threatening trends for our future.
To truly benefit from new technologies, insurers, policy-makers and producers must come together to ensure that liability and risk are properly insured.
Professor Hilary Hurd explains a new idea that uses one species of parasite to prevent the spread of another.
We live in an age of transformative scientific powers, capable of changing the very nature of the human species and radically remaking the planet itself.