Harvesting storm water from the Liesbeek RiverAFRICA

Harvesting storm water from the Liesbeek River

Harvesting storm water from the Liesbeek River could offer a viable alternative to supplementing Cape Town’s precarious water supply, three…

Stanford develops an electronic glove that gives robots a sense of touchAMERICA

Stanford develops an electronic glove that gives robots a sense of touch

In a paper published Nov. 21 in Science Robotics, chemical engineer Zhenan Bao and her team demonstrated that the sensors…

Exercise, diet and wellness apps are powerful learning resources for young people – study findsEurope

Exercise, diet and wellness apps are powerful learning resources for young people – study finds

The research published (Wednesday 7th November 2018) in the journal Learning, Media and Technology, states that many young people are…

Changing temperatures improves corn yield in U.S. — for nowAMERICA

Changing temperatures improves corn yield in U.S. — for now

he past 70 years have been good for corn production in the Midwestern U.S., with yields increasing fivefold since the…

UCL joins global commitment on plastic pollutionEurope

UCL joins global commitment on plastic pollution

UCL has signed a new global commitment to cut down on the use of plastic. Led by the Ellen MacArthur…

A measure of success for groundwater storageAMERICA

A measure of success for groundwater storage

Seismic noise — the low-level vibrations caused by everything from subway trains to waves crashing on the beach — is…

COOL COURSE ALERT: Introduction to Urban AgricultureAMERICA

COOL COURSE ALERT: Introduction to Urban Agriculture

In Professor Melissa Metrick’s Intro to Urban Agriculture class, students literally get their hands dirty. Throughout the course, students nurture…

Promoting health equity may be good for businessAMERICA

Promoting health equity may be good for business

Efforts by the private sector have potential to close the gap in health equity in the United States. That was…

Top 500 world ranking again for Heriot-Watt UniversityWORLD

Top 500 world ranking again for Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University has been ranked in the top 500 universities worldwide, for the second year. The Academic Ranking of World…

An honest initiative to provide higher education to the weaker section of our societyINDIA

An honest initiative to provide higher education to the weaker section of our society

The main objective of Super 30 is to track the talented bunch of students from economically impoverished sections and hone…