Under pressure to create new markets, big alcohol producers are scouring the African continent in what promises to yield negative socioeconomic consequences.
Regulation of funeral products needs to be consistent to improve consumer understanding and choice.
BHP's rebrand is unlikely to affect the bottom line, research shows. But if it improves relations with politicians and voters, it would still be a success.
A lack of "breakthrough" moments in innovation may be caused by the increase of specialised workforces.
A survey of executives in high-emitting industries such as mining and electricity generation suggests they are not engaging with the government's flagship policy to cut greenhouse emissions.
The Victorians had some interesting solutions to the problem of telling children where our stuff comes from.
People will still be needed on factory floors, even as robots become more common. Future operators will have technical support and be super-strong, super-smart and constantly connected.
It's a golden age for visualization in mathematics. How tools like 3-D printing, animation and even knitting machines are reimagining the way mathematicians study and share their work.
Today, the U.S. is leading the robotics revolution. But without timely investment, China will overtake us, and could permanently put Americans out of work.
Global ride sharing app Uber, is experiencing different development trajectories in its two major African markets, Kenya and South Africa.
Can California's wet weather make earthquakes more likely? Scientists are still learning about what triggers these events. Even human activity can be a culprit.
At the beginning of the parliamentary year, the government is beleaguered on several fronts. But Arthur Sinodinos is determined to be optimistic.
South Australia is facing a whole range of social and economic problems that are forming the perfect storm.
A new project tracks earthquakes accidentally induced by human activity. It suggests the problem is bigger than some scientists thought.
The UK government's inability to devise a fundamentally new economic policy is why it will likely fudge a soft Brexit.
New minister Arthur Sinodinos seems all for the innovation catch-cry but perhaps it's time he dropped it.
Data centers are taking over the factories where workers once processed checks, baked bread and printed Bibles. What will the rise of the information-based economy mean for American cities?
Making products in our new economic age is fast becoming a partnership with customers, not just a transaction.
Changes to construction material requirements from negotiations on the ABCC will give Australian steelmakers a chance to step-up.
The controversy over changes to the backpacker tax shows the inadequacy of relying on backpackers as the primary labour source for a vital industry.