Topic : Innovation

  • nanoscience Forum Article

    A breakthrough in nanoelectronics

    Researchers at MIT say they have carried out a theoretical analysis showing that a family of two-dimension… more

  • A woman is silhouetted next to a solar panel display by solar module supplier Upsolar at the 4th PV Expo in Tokyo Forum Article

    3 ways to organise your way to innovation

    In a previous post I wrote about my concern with ‘unnovation’ – whereby businesses risk disastrous… more

  • mobilephonesenergy Forum Article

    How the power-free memory chip just got closer

    A new way of switching the magnetic properties of a material using just a small applied voltage… more

  • Blackberry Bold smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Note phablet and Apple iPad 2 tablet are displayed in this illustration in Hong Kong Forum Article

    6 apps that make email more productive

    Everybody loves to complain about email. We get way too much of it, we can't tell what's important from… more

  • A man walks past a display of televisions at a home electronics shop in Jakarta. Forum Article

    How to make televisions more energy efficient

    If LCD TVs start getting much more colorful — and energy-efficient — in the next few years, it will… more

  • Rose of Britain and Westerlund of Sweden work in the office of the HowDo start-up at the Wostel co-working space in Berlin Forum Article

    How to boost innovation in cities

    A variety of collaboration spaces are spreading across urban innovation ecosystems. This makes sense… more

  • Fog sourrounds the mountains in Goncalves, in the state of Minas Gerais Forum Article

    Could this app cut your stress?

    Looking over the landscape I could see an old tree standing frozen and seemingly dead, its branches coated… more

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    How to turn waste heat into electricity

    Picture a device that can produce electricity using nothing but the ambient heat around it. Thanks… more

  • Radiologist examines brain X-rays of a patient at North Bengal Oncology Center on the outskirts of Siliguri Forum Article

    A new way of fighting cancer

    MicroRNAs may be tiny — as few as 20 genetic letters, compared to 3 billion in the DNA of a human —… more

  • Internet LAN cables are pictured in this photo illustration taken in Sydney Forum Article

    How open data can help fight poverty

    All around the world, governments are recognizing the value and potential of Open Data. This is clear from… more

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    The missing links in cancer research

    Imagine trying to follow a complex novel many times longer than War and Peace with hundreds of characters… more

  • nurturetechstartups Forum Article

    How do websites know what to recommend to you?

    Devavrat Shah’s group at MIT’s Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) specializes in… more

  • A couple walk past “Filament Lamp”, an art work installation, at a commercial center near a construction site in Beijing’s Sanlitun area Forum Article

    When shouldn’t you innovate?

    Innovation is a real business buzzword nowadays. Everybody seems to be innovating and everything is… more

  • To match Special Report SCIENCE/GENOME Technology Pioneers Article

    The potential of regenerative medicine

    Regenerative medicine, where soft tissues, organs or bone are extended or regrown is an increasingly… more

  • View of the Brussels’ Atomium during its official inauguration ceremony February 14, 2006. Belgium c.. Forum Article

    A step towards a new class of materials

    Graphene is the miracle material of the future. Consisting of a single layer of carbon atoms arranged… more

  • A zoomed image of a computer monitor shows a website selling button clipart for online shops in Vienna Foundation Members Article

    Five things that make you an empowered consumer

    There is a fundamental shift taking place in our economy: we’re moving away from manufacturing… more

  • Zach Johnson uses a manual typewriter to write poetry to passersbys along The Embarcadero in San Francisco Forum Article

    The return of the typewriter

    In writing, music, photography and other areas, “outdated” technologies have initially been valued for… more

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    Why the G20 needs to focus on the digital economy

    The world was a very different place in December 1999 when the first G20 met in Berlin. Steve Jobs had… more