Graphene is superstrong and superconductive, and it has applications in everything from construction to electronics. But to date there have been almost no commercial uses of the material.
If post-secondary institutions want to continue to play a key role in innovation and entrepreneurship, they must transform for the better.
Internships and work-integrated learning for social sciences and humanities students can be part of how post-secondary institutions increase their capacities to contribute to social innovation.
African countries need to be more deliberate in developing space capabilities.
Some of the most innovative people in the world earn Nobel Prizes. Scholars of creativity identify what they have in common and what regular people can learn and emulate from their examples.
Renee Wegrzyn will lead the new Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health, which is tasked with speeding up how fast basic science is translated into real-world applications.
There is a useful set of steps to follow to help the transfer of technological innovations to entrepreneurs who can put them into use.
It’s easy to consider the erosion of democratic norms in the U.S. as purely political, but it poses serious risks to the country’s economic order. Is democracy in the gallows?
Used clothes are being repurposed but with fresh fashionable spins.
Climate adaptation, digital transformation and geopolitical shifts are among the ‘megatrends’ Australia must navigate to thrive in the coming decades.
Competition between corporations drives innovation and development. But when it comes to artificial intelligence systems, the prevention of harm should be more important.
Cowpea is an important crop in Ghana. What will a genetically modified version mean for the country’s farmers?
There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to boosting innovation – but we can learn a lot from what has worked and failed in the past.
A 1972 report warned that unchecked consumption could crater the world economy by 2100. Fifty years and much debate later, can humanity innovate quickly enough to avoid that fate?
The proportion of Australian university students who want to found a business after they graduate is increasing fast and is now around 16%. But most of their courses perpetuate an ‘employee mindset’.
Paul McCartney appears to compose the smash hit ‘Get Back’ from thin air in a clip from the Beatles documentary of the same name — but experts propose at least eight other factors behind it.
The key to supporting science innovation is funding and shaping it at its earliest stages, while innovative ventures are still housed within universities — and even before the ventures are founded.
The narrative of the Fourth Industrial Revolution is more aspiration than reality.
Can software be an ‘inventor’? As courts wrestle with AI patent applications, the law must change to keep up.
China’s innovation plans and international trade tensions may risk an economic ‘decoupling’ with the West.