Every night millions of people go to bed hungry. New genetic technology can help us feed the world by making inedible seeds more edible.
A one-hundred-year old institution is celebrating its centennial. But what’s the larger historical significance of this milestone?
There is a solution for the world’s insatiable energy needs. It is CO2-free and safe. And it’s located right under our feet.
They are not professionals, but they are specially trained: A ‘health army’ of foot soldiers saves the lives of children in areas without doctors.
Wireless sensor networks work well in monitoring the oceans. The concept has been tested and found to be watertight.
The world’s first prototype of a saline power plant demonstrates a simple – and surprising – principle: mixing freshwater and saltwater can produce electricity.
Maybe it looks like a giant arrow or a rocket, but this 13 metre-long, 80-tonne anchor is currently being tested as a new mooring concept for offshore installations.
Nanoproducts have slipped into our lives, almost without being noticed. Man-made particles end up in the air, soil and water. What happens to them?
Their brains are still no more advanced than that of a one-year-old, but scientists want robots to be as smart as teenagers – at least.
What causes pre-eclampsia during pregnancy? The answer lies in the mother’s DNA. And perhaps in the child’s father’s.