Genetic engineering is developing on human embryos, raising both hopes and ethical concerns.
Temperatures in cities need to fall – and fast. But how?
Buildings accounts for a huge proportion of the world’s energy consumption. Zoom on some innovative solutions to cut the waste.
A quarter of European research money goes to companies. As the EU drafts the next iteration of its Horizon 2020 programme, experts discuss the pros and cons.
Trains are particularly safe. But IT bugs and problems with the signalling systems represent a constant security threat.
Will autonomous locomotives one day operate outside urban areas?
Cycling is healthy and good for the environment – so no wonder bicycle use in some European cities has doubled since the early 2000s.
Is France ready? One winery has taken the plunge, using real-time sap flow measurements to more accurately manage the irrigation of its vines.
A French farmer considers Twitter a fabulous way to forge a connection between farmers and consumers.
To improve crop yields, the agricultural world is turning to such cutting-edge technologies as drones, robots and networked sensors.
Cybercrime has gone mainstream – to the distress not only of individuals but also of targets as large as American cities.
People are increasingly concerned about the safety of personal data. The market is responding with new encryption products that are easy to use.