New technology is significantly reducing the cost of measuring temperature, currents and pressure in waters near the coast, for example in fish farms or small harbours.
The Swiss startup OrphAnalytics uses genomics to detect academic fraud and authenticate documents.
Thanks to sensors attached to their shoes, long-distance runners can harness the power of algorithms to analyze their stride.
From fintech to health to the environment, clever inventions are improving the lives of millions of people.
École Polytechnique and Arkema have joined forces to create an international education and research chair for innovative materials.
A study by German economists shows that drastic disruption lies ahead for seven different sectors, impacting existing products, business models and production processes.
When Galileo is fully functional in 2020, it will provide the most precise navigation ever, even at the North and South Poles.
Lagos recently hosted the African Fintech Summit for the first time. The Nigerian city has all the attributes needed to become a hotbed for African fintech.
Black fungi colors the wood and protects it from wood rot and degradation by sunlight.
French start-up Hopaal has found a way to recycle textiles and even plastic bottles to manufacture environmentally friendly clothing.
Efforts on multiple fronts are required if we are to increase the quality in the future so more of our plastic waste can be reused.
Kenya is brimming with innovation, hoping to establish a truly circular economy.
Three patients with chronic paraplegia were able to walk over ground thanks to precise electrical stimulation of their spinal cords via a wireless implant.
Researchers have published the hitherto most comprehensive analysis of neutrinos from the Sun’s core processes.
Online courses can broaden access to higher education. But to help African students get jobs they should be integrated with local universities.
Swiss researchers have developed a method for calculating the carbon footprint of energy used in Switzerland on an hourly basis rather than as a yearly average.