Topic : Science

  • Laboratory assistant examines blood sample inside laboratory in Siliguri Forum Article

    Why an HIV vaccine and cure may not be far off

    An ounce of prevention, Benjamin Franklin famously said, is worth a pound… more

  • Mark Pollock walking Young Global Leaders Article

    My robotic legs and the frontiers of innovation

    How do you lead in a crisis: a disaster on Mount Everest, an oil spill, a collapse trapping 33 Chilean… more

  • Scientist Nancy Tang inspects stents in a laboratory at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Silver Spring Forum Event

    Why curiosity matters

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Forum Video

    What does the second machine age mean for our jobs?

    If the first industrial revolution was about creating more effective power systems, such as the steam… more

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    How to embed content from our China meeting

    If you would like to host the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014 on your blog or website, follow our… more

  • Forum Article

    Dark matter brings physics to a crossroads

    Almost a century ago, the first galaxy beyond our own was discovered, and within a decade the theory… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Three ways we can save the world’s oceans

    In 1969, humankind shot a capsule to the moon and bounced around in zero gravity, to great cheering. Two… more

  • Forum Article

    We’re killing the development of new drugs

    Pundits have long predicted that biology would dominate the 21st century, just as physics dominated the… more

  • Forum Article

    Will brainwaves control tomorrow’s computers?

    This blog is part of a series on our Top Ten Emerging Technologies 2014. Every human-computer… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: The future of machine intelligence

    "We know that machines can be smarter than humans... but machines can't do what humans can do. We can't… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: Innovation in health monitoring

    "Our cars have about 400 sensors or more to figure out how the engine works and monitor the health of the… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: Hierarchical design

    "We're shifting the paradigm of materials creation towards something that's driven by the end goal. So… more

  • Technology Pioneers Event

    How big data is changing the fight against cancer

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Article

    Europe must bring the single market to the digital world

    Winston Churchill said, “If you do not take change by the hand, it will grab you by the throat.”… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Is the Internet really good for democracy?

    The Internet empowers people and allows the disenfranchised and downtrodden to raise their voices… more

  • Forum Article

    Inside the placebo effect

    For many medical researchers and followers of science, few things are more unsettling than the placebo… more

  • Technology Pioneers Article

    The future of vaccines, from fighting cancer to dust mites

    In the increasingly complex and expensive quest to find new medicines, the immune system – with its… more

  • Technology Pioneers Video

    If robots had a brain

    In the 1960s and 1970s, a great wave of enthusiasm for artificial intelligence (AI) in computers based on… more