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.
Maintaining the health and well-being of farm animals is hugely important. Technology is increasingly playing a central role in supporting that.
Securing food for the Earth’s future population is one of the great challenges ahead. New technologies and techniques are helping to make this possible.
Since the turn of the century the world has made great strides in the prevention of malaria, but how close are we really to eradicating it completely?
The start of a new year is a chance to not only reflect on the past year, but an opportunity to set goals for the year ahead.
Oncologists are increasingly understanding the genomic drivers behind cancers, leading to a host of promising new treatments.
Tropical vector-borne diseases disproportionately affect the poorest nations in the world. To truly tackle them we need a holistic, collaborative approach.
The emergence of synthetic biology offers the potential to engineer microbes to help us grow crops without the need for artificial fertilizer.
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?