In the last decades humanity has made great progress with less extreme poverty, increased health, wealth and democracy. We follow in the tradition of professor Hans Rosling.
Despite slow progression and plenty of challenges, smart cities in Africa are taking form.
A Paris-based startup aims to make microplastics a thing of the past. 2022 could mean "make or break" for this business.
NASA's Lucy asteroid probe is set to begin its 12-year space mission in just a few weeks. The craft will set several records and grant us more knowledge on the creation of the solar system.
The invention of an artificial kidney could help many more in need of a new kidney than what is possible today.
50 million volunteers from 180 countries participated in World Cleanup Day 2021.
New treatment offers hope to breast cancer patients without costing more. It might also be useful for other cancer forms.
The 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry focuses on discoveries that look into speedy techniques of creating chemical molecules elegantly, affordably, and efficiently.
Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann, and Giorgio Parisi share the 2021 Nobel Prize for Physics "for groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex physical systems."