China’s innovation plans and international trade tensions may risk an economic ‘decoupling’ with the West.
Moderna co-founder Robert Langer developed the process that made COVID-19 vaccines possible. He spoke about his journey helping develop the science for various lifesaving treatments.
Many business leaders dislike experimentation. They firmly believe in sticking to the way things are done. But fear of failure is a sure path to organisational failure.
The largest category of power plants applying to connect to the US grid are now solar, and over a third of those are hybrids that include battery storage.
A new international report on climate change finds rapid changes could cut emissions from transportation by 80% to 90%. Three behavior change trends could bring big improvements.
From pulling carbon dioxide out of the air to turning water into fuel, innovators are developing new technologies and pairing existing ones to help slow global warming.
Courses designed to foster peer-to-peer learning in virtual spaces can yield research insights across disciplines.
Human behaviors shift. Policies change. New technology arrives and evolves. All those changes and more are hard to predict, and they affect tomorrow’s costs.
E-payments make it easy for banks to keep trail of transactions because they are recorded in real time.
Covering the state’s canals with solar panels would reduce evaporation of precious water and help meet renewable energy goals – all while saving money.
It’s individuals, communities, and institutions who build the necessary confidence to pursue complex and challenging solutions to their problems.
The introduction of these technologies in Ghana has created an enabling platform for consumers to use their mobile phones to pay for goods and services
This book is a history of individuals, ideas and institutions that were at the fulcrum of important scientific developments.
Wind turbines often can produce more power than is needed for electricity onshore. That extra energy could be put to work capturing and storing carbon.
A team of researchers found 35,000 pairs of existing reservoirs, lakes and old mines in the US that could be turned into long-term energy storage – and they don’t need dams on rivers.
Klaus Lackner is finding new ways to cut the technology’s high costs and energy demand, and he’s about to launch the first ‘mechanical tree’.
Innovative companies engage in many highly touted best practices. While they can enhance competitiveness, some are more important than others and need a strategy for effective implementation.
Small businesses are less productive, less innovative and pay staff less than big ones, and even before the pandemic they were shedding jobs.
Teaching entrepreneurial skills is a staple in business schools. But it can benefit all students – including majors in engineering, agriculture and even the arts.
Parents often want their kids to be creative. But while creativity has many benefits, it can also be used for harm. Here’s how to teach kids to harness their imagination for the common good.