Cracking the peanut allergy

TechKnow investigates what's fuelling the spike in food-related allergies and whether science can cook up a cure.


Israel minister under fire for drone gift to Russian PM

The drone gifted to Dmitry Medvedev by Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel is believed to contain confidential US technology.


Climate chaos: How El Nino changes the weather

From a monster El Nino to climate change, TechKnow investigates the cause and effect of the current climate chaos.

Science & Technology

Lisbon's Web Summit: AI not without a dark side

As AI helps scientists improve tasks like speech recognition, others caution about its potential future threats.


Coral catastrophe: The fight to save our dying reefs

A team of scientists are using assisted evolution to grow "super coral" that can withstand climate change.

Counting the Cost

Connected cars: The smart semiconductor deal

We look at the largest deal in the history of the semiconductor industry and the future of connected cars.

Science & Technology

Drones launch off-grid healthcare in rural Madagascar

New project aims to enable villagers to diagnose and treat conditions via drone-delivered test samples and vaccines.

Cyber Security

Cyber warfare: The new international warfront

Faced with increased cyber attacks, US government is balancing attack on and defense from hackers and cyber criminals.

Business & Economy

Telecom firm AT&T to buy Time Warner for $85bn

Merger, if approved by regulators, to transform AT&T, which does not own content, into a media-entertainment powerhouse.


Nicaragua's great divide

We visit Nicaragua to find out how a massive China-led engineering project is dividing the nation.


US scientists find new way to convert CO2 to green fuel

Unexpected discovery that produces ethanol could be a "building block" towards creating a low-carbon energy system.


Growing food with seawater and solar power

World's first mass-scale facility that grows tomatoes without soil, fresh water, or fossil fuels launches in Australia.

Science & Technology

ESA: Lander begins final descent to Mars

European-led space mission to search for signs of life on Red Planet after seven-month journey from Earth.


Religion and the brain

TechKnow meets the scientists trying to uncover how religious and spiritual experiences impact the brain.

Counting the Cost

Samsung: Going up in flames

Can one of the world's most popular consumer brands recover from a profit and trust crisis? Plus, Qatar's Boeing spree.