Topic : Innovation

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    Why ageing doesn’t impair the brain

    For years, conventional wisdom held that growing older tends to be bad news for brains. Past behavioral… more

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    How technology is changing farming

    Farming cattle in northern Australia can be tough, especially in times of drought, but producers are… more

  • RFID Forum Article

    A lesson learned in measuring microenterprise

    Measuring microenterprise profits is hard. Most owners of these small firms keep no records and have very… more

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    A chemical sponge for carbon capture

    Looking back, a career in science was always on the cards. When I was about four, for behaving myself I… more

  • MIT researchers explain their new visualization system that can project a robot's "thoughts." Photo taken from Video: Melanie Gonick/MIT Forum Article

    How to read a robot’s mind

    In a darkened, hangar-like space inside MIT’s Building 41, a small, Roomba-like robot is trying to make… more

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    The world’s 50 most innovative companies

    For nine years in a row, Apple has been the most innovative company on the planet. That designation comes… more

  • Journalists work in the main media hall at the European Union summit in Brussels Forum Article

    The future of wireless charging

    If you buy a 2016 Toyota Prius, you won’t need to worry about keeping your hybrid car charged — just get… more

  • Vaccines are placed on a tray inside the Taipei City Hospital Forum Article

    Can old drugs be given new uses?

    Development of new drugs for treatment of disease is an expensive, time-consuming and labour-intensive… more

  • The ETH researcher’s measuring equipment with diamond in the centre. Forum Article

    A high-resolution MRI breakthrough

    For the first time, researchers have succeeded to detect a single hydrogen atom using magnetic resonance… more

  • To match Special Report SCIENCE/GENOME Forum Article

    How can philanthropy transform medicine?

    This month, Melinda and I joined hundreds of scientists for a meeting in Seattle. The topic we discussed is… more

  • A woman uses her mobile phone to download books in a free mobile library in central Kiev Forum Article

    Six ways the internet of things will affect our jobs

    As the internet of things starts to underpin more and more industries, businesses… more

  • A video installation by Mexican artist Miguel Chevalier titled ?Ultra-Nature? is projected onto a wall in the heart of the city at the Singapore Art Museum Forum Article

    Why innovation needs both art and science

    The most creative innovations of the digital age came from those who were able to connect the arts and… more

  • A selection of mobile phones are held up. Forum Article

    The smartphone of the future

    It should be no surprise to anyone that many smartphones may have been designed to last about 24 months… more

  • Wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm can be seen on the hills surrounding Lake George, located on the outskirts of the Australian capital city of Canberra Young Global Leaders Article

    Why it pays to join the circular economy

    "The circular economy needs to make sense to policy-makers in developing countries as well as in Europe and… more

  • A general view of the city of Chicago Forum Article

    Government procurement: arsenic, or gold?

    Gold is rare. More than 99.9% of the Earth’s crust is composed of oxides of silicon, aluminum… more

  • Robot arms coat a Porsche Macan at the new plant in the eastern German city of Leipzig Young Global Leaders Article

    Men or machines: will technology take our jobs?

    As technology transforms millions of jobs around the world, it has created a “second machine age”… more

  • Brazil team members clasp hands before their women’s preliminary round basketball game against Jamaica at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara Forum Article

    How to collaborate in the age of the internet

    Creativity is a collaborative process. As brilliant as the many inventors of the internet and computer… more

  • An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code around the shadow of a man holding a laptop computer in an office in Warsaw Forum Article

    How to nurture tech startups

    California may be the world’s largest and best-known technology hub, but it is not alone in fostering… more