Africa is one of the most exciting and potentially dynamic markets in the world, and has the potential to create a world-class advanced manufacturing sector. Here's how to do it
For many years, the traditional route out of poverty for developing countries involved a shift from farming to manufacturing. But in today's world, that's no longer the case.
Machine workers and humans should be mutually reinforcing on the factory floor – leading to a more productive future.
MIT researchers have found a new use for Artificial Intelligence: creating machine-knitted garments. What does this mean for the future of knitting?
There seems to be a large gap between firms using automation in their businesses and those who don't, according to new research from Denmark.
With labor pools shifting and the cost of overseas manufacturing rising, forward-thinking businesses will seize on a disruptive time to prepare themselves for the future.
Inside a seafood processing facility in Norway, machines, not humans, evaluate the quality of salmon, weigh and grade the fish, and distribute it to the production units. Soon, machines w...
The act of repairing material objects can generate a deep sense of care, pride, belonging and civic participation.
With the European share of global manufacturing exports shrinking, companies must ensure they address the R&D gap and plan for the future.
Smaller factories situated closer to their target markets can allow global companies to operate more nimbly and help democratize entrepreneurship.
“SlothBot” hangs in forest canopies and monitors the surrounding environment. The device moves only when it has to measure changes, such as weather and chemical factors in the environment
A Gallup poll in April 2019 shows that 43% of Americans now describe socialism as a "good thing".
East Timor generates about 70 tonnes of plastic waste each day, most of which is collected from beaches and urban areas, then burned in the open.
Designers were asked to create a printable 3D habitat that could shelter humans on Mars, and the winner has finally been announced.
Researchers say that these Crumpled carbon nanotube forests, or CNT forests, are a potential solution to the power needs of future wearable technology.