Even electric motors can be made more environmentally friendly. A Norwegian start-up company is on it.
Data from 1.2 million people reveal how tobacco and alcohol use may be linked to your genes and to various diseases.
“Meaningless” little words create nuances and meaning in our language and can make our communication more effective.
Humans have developed machines that can learn on their own. Machines using artificial intelligence develop “behaviours” based on their interpretation of data. But we know less about how they teach themselves. Professor Harald Martens has created the start-up company Idletechs to develop a technology that will make artificial intelligence more understandable for the rest of us.
Better and cheaper offshore wind farms are the goal for a new cooperative effort on renewable energy.
Sierra Leone has few doctors and even fewer surgeons to serve its seven million people. Since 2011, a non-profit group called CapaCare has been training community health officers to perform basic lifesaving surgeries. A new study shows the programme is working well when it comes to the most common surgery in the country — Caesarean sections.
It is rare that a half degree means so much to humanity. An Alliance of Small Island States (39 States) are all worried about the consequences of climate change. For nine of them, the situation is already severe.