As Japan looks to restart another reactor, global nuclear generation is growing.
One of the most hailed innovations of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, blockchain promises to revolutionize business transactions, yet its security must be guaranteed first before it can...
From street sensors that reduce collisions and congestion, to heated pavements that melt snow - data is driving urban improvements. But citizens need a meaningful role in evaluating data ...
Planting mangrove trees on the shores of Vietnam is helping protect against global warming – and also sowing the seeds of female empowerment.
In the last four years, more than 900 pedestrians have died in road accidents in Thailand - but this innovative new crossing could help.
From liking a post of your friend's dog, to seeing injustice videos that rile you, social media is full of quick gratification. But it could be undermining our ability to engage with info...
Jhalki follows a nine-year-old girl trying to find her younger brother after their parents unwittingly sell him to a trafficker.
Today, there are almost a million fewer deaths from HIV/AIDS than when they peaked in the mid 2000s. But there's a shortfall in funding.
The Arctic World Archive holds Vatican archives, movies, and now, all of GitHub’s open source code.
Data show demonstrably that El Ninos, La Ninas, and the climate phenomenon that drives them have been swinging more broadly in the era of human-induced climate change.
Unsurprisingly, age, race and income all affect an individual's experience with access to healthcare in the United States.
As world leaders prepare to meet at a U.N. climate change summit it Spain, new figures show the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is at a new high.
Hackers are capitalizing on the convenience of public USB charging points to introduce malware to mobile phones.
Far from being consigned to the history books, plague still occurs in countries around the world, from China to the United States. Here's what you need to know about plague.
A surge in deadly lightning strikes is threatening Bangladeshis throughout the country, but hundreds of palm trees have been planted in an effort to combat them.