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Could induced pluripotent stem cells be the breakthrough genetics has been waiting for?

Induced pluripotent stem cells sidestep some of the ethical challenges normally associated with stem cell research, but developments will need to be rigorously tested before human trials can begin

The problem with emotion-detection technology

Technology that detects human emotion is being used by firms to improve customer service, decide which candidates to interview and optimise the emotional impact of advertising. But experts in the field have warned that some software relies on outdated psychological theories and cannot always be trusted

The end of passwords

Poor password practices are behind the majority of cybersecurity breaches, but alternative methods of authentication have their own drawbacks

Will COVID-19 finally usher in the age of the cryptocurrency?

Consumers will always demand reasonable levels of privacy – something that has not always been granted to their finances. As the world attempts to rebuild economically after the COVID-19 pandemic, cryptocurrencies may offer a solution

Artificial intelligence begins to show signs of human-like creativity

Artificial intelligence has developed significantly in recent years, but displaying creativity to rival that of humankind is proving challenging. However, progress has recently been made

The true impact of locust swarms on Africa’s agriculture sector

Desert locusts have been wreaking havoc on humanity’s food supply since biblical times. Now, as East Africa combats its worst infestation in generations, experts are racing to better understand – and control – these insects

TOMRA continues its drive to create a plastics circular economy

Plastic is one of the world’s most useful materials, but at present, it is being grossly mismanaged. By closing the plastics loop, manufacturers can ensure the resource is responsibly recycled and reused

Will airborne wind energy ever take off?

Since Google’s parent company, Alphabet, dropped wind power business Makani from its Moonshot Factory, a decades-long debate has been reignited about the commercial viability of airborne wind energy

Quibi launches, becoming the latest video-streaming app in a saturated market

The app focuses on short videos designed to be watched on a smartphone, including unscripted shows, documentaries and episodic movies

How the cloud is impacting banking

Cloud solutions can offer a multitude of benefits – ranging from cost reduction to scalability – to businesses operating across a wide range of industries. Their effect on the finance sector could be especially profound

Facial recognition start-up Clearview AI hacked

Hackers have gained unauthorised access to the technology company’s list of clients, which includes several US government agencies

How technology can help the global refugee crisis

While technology is by no means a solution to displacement, it can improve the lives of those who have been uprooted from their homes as a result of conflict or persecution