Any future in which humans persevere or flourish will be accompanied by a repeated need to reassess what a citizen is.
Chemists have engineered a molecule that uses light or electricity to convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide—a carbon-neutral fuel source.
Edible drones filled with food, water or medicine could soon become indispensable in humanitarian emergencies.
NASA has just released the first raw data from the Kepler telescope’s time observing Trappist-1.
Siobhan Lyons looks at how literature has explored colonising space, and what it could mean in the real world.
Online platforms are levelling the playing field for international job seekers.
A new study evaluates the future uses of mobile phones.
Nobel laureate Robert Shiller of Yale and Wharton finance professor Jeremy Siegel discuss how the income distribution gap became so wide, and the impact AI could have on it.
Amy Chambers explores why science fiction programmes are closer to reality than ever before.
Women’s participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, commonly known as STEM, is still lacking.
Sarah Parcak, an Egyptologist, explains how anyone can become a global explorer and protect the world’s hidden heritage.
Andy Tay explores the impact of space travel on our bodies.
From the slums of New Delhi to Silicon Valley, the award-winning Blippar founder charts his journey to start-up stardom, sharing what he learned along the way.
A new algorithm lets robots ask for clarification when they’re not sure what a person wants.
How Africa can encourage more women into the field of computer science.