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Mind-reading technology is rapidly moving from the realm of science fiction to reality. But as companies race to cash in on the market, concerns about the ethical implications of such developments remain

As the technology becomes more viable, we must assess the ethics of mind-reading

Mind-reading technology is rapidly moving from the realm of science fiction to reality. But as companies race to cash in on the market, concerns about the ethical implications of such developments remain

As Amazon launches more unmanned stores and self-service technology develops, human cashiers could soon find themselves out of a job

Technological developments are making retail cashiers obsolete

As Amazon launches more unmanned stores and self-service technology develops, human cashiers could soon find themselves out of a job

Despite having lived on the planet for more than 450 million years, horseshoe crabs are now under threat. The use of their blood in the biomedical industry is placing additional pressure on already-depleted numbers

Horseshoe crabs are being exploited for their life-saving blood

Despite having lived on the planet for more than 450 million years, horseshoe crabs are now under threat. The use of their blood in the biomedical industry is placing additional pressure on already-depleted numbers

The Stratollite surveillance balloon has completed its longest test flight to date, signalling the dawn of a more cost-effective way to carry out real-time global monitoring

World View’s surveillance balloon completes longest mission to date

The Stratollite surveillance balloon has completed its longest test flight to date, signalling the dawn of a more cost-effective way to carry out real-time global monitoring

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Energy
Since its discovery in 2004, graphene has promised to become the world’s next wonder material. For the energy sector, it could unlock new possibilities for power generation, storage and infrastructure

Graphene is the new wonder material transforming the energy sector

Since its discovery in 2004, graphene has promised to become the world’s next wonder material. For the energy sector, it could unlock new possibilities for power generation, storage and infrastructure

Bitcoin mining may have created a new class of crypto millionaires, but the industry’s vast energy usage and carbon footprint is having a detrimental effect on the planet

Cleaning up crypto’s dirty legacy

Bitcoin mining may have created a new class of crypto millionaires, but the industry’s vast energy usage and carbon footprint is having a detrimental effect on the planet

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is a huge facility that produces power for thousands of homes. Unfortunately, there have also been some unintended negative consequences

The unexpected environmental drawbacks of concentrated solar power plants

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System is a huge facility that produces power for thousands of homes. Unfortunately, there have also been some unintended negative consequences

Embarking on a new mining project can be an exciting and fruitful enterprise, but understanding and limiting the risk factors requires careful planning

Neo Lithium is mining success in South America’s lithium triangle

Embarking on a new mining project can be an exciting and fruitful enterprise, but understanding and limiting the risk factors requires careful planning

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Business
The Brumadinho dam collapse - Brazil’s deadliest mining disaster – marks an upward trend in the frequency and severity of disasters relating to mine waste storage

Fatal dam collapse in Brazil casts doubt over the mining industry

The Brumadinho dam collapse – Brazil’s deadliest mining disaster – marks an upward trend in the frequency and severity of disasters relating to mine waste storage

With people living longer than ever before, scientists, entrepreneurs and investors are coming together to build an industry that transforms the way we age

The longevity industry comes of age

With people living longer than ever before, scientists, entrepreneurs and investors are coming together to build an industry that transforms the way we age

Recent studies have shown that insect numbers are declining at an unprecedented rate. While many consider them pests, these creatures are absolutely vital for the survival of many plants and animal species

Declining insect numbers will have a devastating effect on ecosystems

Recent studies have shown that insect numbers are declining at an unprecedented rate. While many consider them pests, these creatures are absolutely vital for the survival of many plants and animal species

South-East Asia’s largest country is on the verge of a digital revolution thanks to its digitally savvy youth, the rise of tech start-ups and the promise of upcoming infrastructure projects

Indonesia is the world’s fastest-growing e-commerce market

South-East Asia’s largest country is on the verge of a digital revolution thanks to its digitally savvy youth, the rise of tech start-ups and the promise of upcoming infrastructure projects

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Strategy
As the fall armyworm, a crop-devouring caterpillar, spreads across China’s farmlands, the country’s scientists plan to use an army of stink bugs to battle the pests

China plans to breed stink bug army to fight crop infestations

As the fall armyworm, a crop-devouring caterpillar, spreads across China’s farmlands, the country’s scientists plan to use an army of stink bugs to battle the pests

‘Ethics dumping’ is a nefarious practice that perpetuates the inequality between developed and emerging economies in the scientific and medical research sectors. The EU is now taking steps to stamp it out for good

Medical research is conducted in developing countries to avoid ethics legislation

‘Ethics dumping’ is a nefarious practice that perpetuates the inequality between developed and emerging economies in the scientific and medical research sectors. The EU is now taking steps to stamp it out for good

China’s social credit system has been publicised by the government as a way of boosting trust in a broken society. In reality, all it does is exacerbate and intensify a fundamentally undemocratic system of surveillance

China’s social credit system awards points to citizens who conform

China’s social credit system has been publicised by the government as a way of boosting trust in a broken society. In reality, all it does is exacerbate and intensify a fundamentally undemocratic system of surveillance

North Rhine-Westphalia is Germany’s most important economic region, and has for years been a popular location for foreign companies setting up a base in Europe

North Rhine-Westphalia pushes investment growth in Germany

North Rhine-Westphalia is Germany’s most important economic region, and has for years been a popular location for foreign companies setting up a base in Europe

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