Fuel cell technology involves clean and efficient conversion of chemical energy into electrical power in an electrochemical process that is virtually free of pollutants. Due to absence of combustion, almost […]
The Oculus Rift is the first truly immersive virtual reality headset. It gives people a very real life experience: the British Army’s latest recrui ...
Nearly 98 percent of the water on earth is saline, and about two-thirds of the remaining fresh water is frozen in ice caps and glaciers. That leaves l ...
This year at the start-up Branto, which has a crowdfunding campaign underway for a robotic sphere priced at $399. It lacks a screen of its own, yet offers similar functions [...]
The World Bank Group is currently driven by the twin goals of ending extreme poverty within a generation and boosting shared prosperity. It is promoting environmental and social sustainability while [...]
As we make our New Year resolutions, 60 percent of Americans say they will make ‘green’ ones to lead an environmentally friendly lifestyle for 2015. Eighty-five percent believe that leaving [...]
Evidence suggests that children who read for enjoyment every day not only perform better in reading tests than those who don’t, but also develop a wider vocabulary, increased general knowledge [...]
Gender discrimination continues to impact women in a variety of ways. Particularly in the developing economies, women pay higher costs than men in terms of unemployment, poverty, social exclusion, and [...]
In the 1960s when the world faced chronic food shortages, the green revolution was born and it had an enormous impact on Asia, particularly in India and Latin America. These [...]
“I’m capable of doing things I never thought I could do. I’m motivated to start my own company. I want to make a difference in my community” says Diana, aged [...]