The days when Barbie thinks only about what to wear are over. Smart-Gurlz has designed a doll to teach young girls about computer programming.
Formerly home to industry giant Nokia, the country is now a leading player in mobile phone game apps. Here’s a look at what it will take to keep winning.
Germany’s auto industry is embracing the hottest technologies. The capital of Bavaria is driving the shift.
From an environmental standpoint, marine exploitation has been a catastrophe. Innovation is showing the way towards sustainable oceans.
Digital technologies can save time and money in construction, but the complexity of the processes will make automation difficult.
Temperatures in cities need to fall – and fast. But how?
Astronomers add a piece to the puzzle of why radio telescopes keep picking up fast bursts from the universe.
As Chinese research increasingly dominates science, Danish universities have set up a centre in Beijing to foster exchanges.
Buildings accounts for a huge proportion of the world’s energy consumption. Zoom on some innovative solutions to cut the waste.
The foundations of this new technology were laid more than 150 years ago.
From LCD televisions to the latest force-sensitive touchscreen technology, electronics and photonics are pushing the envelope ever outward.
Photonics may hold the answer to coping with huge volume. But a big challenge remains: converting electronic data into light on silicon chips.
It’s the world’s most ubiquitous construction material – but it comes with a hefty environmental cost.
Move over, electrons. Ton Backx and his team are putting photons front and center as they lay the groundwork for the coming era of photonics.
Edwin Hermkens is cofounder of MedApp, a Dutch start-up created in 2015 to help patients remember to take their medication. He explains how they do it.
WeTransfer is a Dutch start-up expanding into the US and into mobiles, while remaining faithful to its user base: the creative scene. The new CEO explains his strategy.
An expert discusses the challenges of creating a major district entirely with floating houses.
Faced with growing challenges, Europe can rely on its scientists to ensure its future competitiveness.
Dubbed the Bill Gates of the Alps, Austrian entrepreneur Daniel Mattes recently launched his third start-up.