Internet

How technology can detect fake news in videos

Social media represent a major channel for the spreading of fake news and disinformation. This situation has been made worse with recent advances in photo and video editing and artificial intelligence tools, which make it ...

Robotics

Can robotics help us achieve sustainable development?

An international team of scientists, led by the University of Leeds, have assessed how robotics and autonomous systems might facilitate or impede the delivery of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Energy & Green Tech

Sudan's electric rickshaws cut costs, help environment

Sudanese entrepreneur Mohamed Samir watches proudly as workers assemble garishly coloured rickshaws, unique in the North African nation because they run on electricity in a bid to tackle soaring costs.

Energy & Green Tech

Conversion process turns carbon dioxide into cash

Engineers at the University of Cincinnati have developed a promising electrochemical system to convert emissions from chemical and power plants into useful products while addressing climate change.

Energy & Green Tech

How to make full use of wind energy in a compact city

Wind can be used as a renewable energy source that is clean, uncontaminated, and inexhaustible. Such characteristics have helped wind energy technologies to a key contributor to sustainable development in society, which is ...

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