Experts are seeking new ways to govern the internet to avoid fragmentation in the name of national security.
Northern academics and highbrow language dominate gender and development studies – practical thinkers are needed instead.
Two flying cars, both at or near market, could become part of humanitarian toolkits — but only if they prove their worth.
Is life in the tropics getting better? A group of 12 research institutes and universities have their say.
Director Nick Ishmael Perkins speaks to journalist and new trustee Andrew Jack about how SciDev.Net journalism brings together science and development
Germany plans to boost higher education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa and train 1,000 lectures by 2020.
Reporting accurately doesn’t make a story true. For science journalism without bias you need ‘weight of evidence’ reporting, says Sharon Dunwoody.
The photographs in this gallery of the vibrant Kivukoni fish market, reflect concerns over sustainability, resources and facilities.
Models that combine data from a range of different sciences can help uncover the complex reasons why people migrate, says Max Martin.
Topping up immunity with older injectable vaccines and speeding up responses to outbreaks will help cut polio cases, studies say.
Polarised opinions about genetic modification mean technology is paralysed by never-ending field trials, says report.
Those pushing for effective nutrition policies also need to know how to build genuine political commitment, says Roger Williamson.
Our debate on GM showed how controversial the topic remains, and why we need to do more to understand objectors’ deep-rooted responses.
We won’t get sustainable development without tapping into women’s understanding of natural resources, says Lakshmi Puri of UN Women.
In this podcast, Hans Rosling talks about exploring social, economic and environmental trends with students and teachers.
Could a new nasal treatment become a universal, front-line remedy against the bites of 500 venomous snakes around the world?