Genetic editing could be one of our most powerful tools to treat illness and suffering, but could it change what it means to be human?
The emergence of synthetic biology offers the potential to engineer microbes to help us grow crops without the need for artificial fertilizer.
Maintaining the health and well-being of farm animals is hugely important. Technology is increasingly playing a central role in supporting that.
Global demand for fresh water is rising fast, and around the world, scientists are hard at work on smart, sustainable solutions.
Globally, aging populations are posing big challenges for healthcare systems; together, new technology and old techniques offer the opportunity to manage them.
The explosion in patient data has the potential to revolutionize how we treat cancer – but the big data solution still faces huge logistical challenges.
Soil is essential to producing the food we eat. Unless we act now we could lose it in a generation.