Everyone knows that animals use odours to communicate. Now a growing body of research suggests that humans do, too.
Marten Blankesteijn, co-founder of Blendle, the new Dutch start-up whose app is already being referred to as the iTunes of the press.
Human augmentation elicits reactions that are not unanimously positive.
David Becker, the co-founder of Swiss-based Zkipster, explains how his firm became a micro multinational with eight employees on three continents.
Cybercrime has gone mainstream – to the distress not only of individuals but also of targets as large as American cities.
To guarantee an uninterrupted flow of electricity, Europe must improve its storage capacity and build a super grid.
More than one million scientific articles are published every year. The process that was established to control their quality is increasingly being called into question.
Solar energy won’t fulfil its potential until the storage problem is solved. Here’s how.
Prize-winning French biologist Emmanuelle Charpentier explains her revolutionary discovery.
The exclusive creator of Hermès perfumes Jean-Claude Ellena revisits his brilliant career, revealing a glimpse of his perfumer’s palette.
Thousands of labs and hospitals are eagerly awaiting the portable sequencers that will make bedside genetic analysis a reality.
Canines still take the lead when it comes to sniffing out smells. But the latest research shows that machines are closing the gap.
For more than 40 years – ever since the Great Oil Crisis of 1973 – scientists, governments and media have been warning that the world must reduce its dependence on fuels derived from hydrocarbons. Initially, the main worry was supply – would the world run out of oil and gas before we found alternatives? But by the 1980s, an even greater danger came to the fore: climate change, aggravated by the massive amounts of CO2 being spewed into the atmosphere by oil-derived fuels.