A new science-backed model heralds a way to tackle endemic poverty without compromising the environment.
New bionic eye technology poses an intriguing design challenge.
Dried milk: a homely ingredient that helps drive a multibillion-dollar dairy export industry.
Learning is not enough: all students should look beyond the knowledge they are acquiring.
Personal stories, rather than bald medical statistics, can give healthcare providers deeper insights into ways to improve patient care.
Rising temperatures are expected to dramatically lift Antarctica's risk of invasion by species that would once have had no chance of survival there.
Obesity is a medical condition, not a personality failing, say researchers dedicated to finding a pharmaceutical treatment for this global epidemic.
Only females pass on a certain class of genetic mutation – and only males suffer the consequences.
The ability to make accurate predictions of economic consequences is a boon for governments that need to make difficult decisions.
A shortage of funds is often the determining factor in how legal cases are played out.
How do we support a burgeoning post-retirement population?
The principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are still missing from most school curriculums.
Scientists can now turn a skin cell into a heart-muscle cell, opening new avenues for medical therapies.
For the first time, the ways elite schools are responding to globalisation are being investigated.
East Asian pop culture is riding high on a wave of affection.
The role of universities in sustainable development.