Europe

Artificial intelligence dominates Germany's CEBIT trade fair

The marriage of artificial intelligence and robotics is a top theme at the world's leading tech fair in Hanover.

Science & Technology

NASA robot finds 'building blocks for life' on Mars

The data was collected through drilling into the lowest point of the red planet's gale crater.

NASA robot finds 'building blocks for life' on Mars

Asia Pacific

New app aims to help women report cases of harassment

An international charity has made an app which women worldwide can use to mark where they have felt particularly safe or unsafe, when, and why.

Earthrise

Fighting insectageddon: Why bugs matter

earthrise travels to the UK and New Zealand to meet the scientists trying to stop the decline of insect populations.

Opinion

Let's stop pretending that science is apolitical

Some argue that science should stay away from BDS and politics. But science is not apolitical and never was.

Tamoghna Halder

by Tamoghna Halder

Tamoghna Halder

Voices

A pilot's dream to build India's first homemade plane

Pilot Amol Yadav's built an aircraft at home, then landed a $5.4bn contract to set up factory to manufacture aircraft.

Can a homemade plane revolutionise manufacturing in India?

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea to ban Facebook for a month

Pacific nation says it will shut down the social media site as it identifies phoney accounts and blocks fake news.

Papua New Guinea to ban Facebook for a month

Earthrise

Samso: The green island

On the fully sustainable island of Samso, people are living not only greener lives, but also more profitable ones.

Opinion

Mohammed bin Salman and the gold rush of singularity

Japan's billionaire Masayoshi Son has sold the idea of singularity to Saudi Arabia. But is this investment a good idea?

Bill Law

by Bill Law

Bill Law

Science & Technology

GDPR: European tech firms struggle with new data protection law

Smaller organisations and companies are finding it difficult to meet the demands of the new law and face hefty fines if they get it wrong.

Earthrise

Test-tube burgers and the future of meat

A look at advances in the development of lab meat that may provide carnivores with their dinners in the future.

Test-tube burgers and the future of meat

Earthrise

Farming underwater: 3D solutions for land and sea

We plunge into the deep end of how 3D ocean farming is proving to be the new sustainable way of food production.

Counting the Cost

GDPR: How Europe's new Internet rules could change your life

New data protection laws in the European Union mean the Internet is about to change for millions of users.

Special series

Unfair Game: How Trump Won

Big data politics and how the American public was tricked into opening the doors of the White House to Donald Trump.

Europe

Dutch scientists test anti-ageing molecule

But while scientists are still preparing to start human trials, people are already trying to buy the rejuvenating molecule online.