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[OPINION] Universal basic income is a step closer to reality in Haiwaii
Under a universal basic income.programme, every citizen is granted a fixed income that’s not dependent on their status in life.
[OPINION] It’s time to think differently about cyber security
The recent unprecedented WannaCry ransomware attack that affected organisations in over 150 countries highlights the exploding threat landscape.
These are the countries with the best paternity policies in the world
It’s important to recognise which nations have made the biggest leaps in granting new dads that important time off.
As scientists, we must fight fake news with truth
As scientists, it’s more important than ever to uphold our values and to combat the culture of fake news with informed, evidence-based debates.
China’s clean, green buildings of the future
The adoption of green building technologies and solutions is a key part of China’s sustainability and environmental protection goals.
5 trends for the future of manufacturing
The industrial revolution we’re experiencing now is powered by advancements that include smart manufacturing, robotics, artificial intelligence and IoT.
Scientists just found 40 new genes that affect your IQ
A recent study of almost 80,000 people uncovered 40 new genes that are linked to intelligence, bringing the number of genes known to have a bearing on our IQs to 52.
When it comes to world leaders, West isn't best
If we want a more stable and prosperous world, we need to embrace our global diversity and expertise.
These countries have best paternity policies in the world
As the US still struggles to secure basic maternity leave policy, some countries have already moved on to improving time off just for fathers.
How universal internet access could reboot South Africa
The Fourth Industrial Revolution offers South Africa, and Africa a real opportunity to use digital technology to leapfrog growth and to emerge as key players in the technology sector.
Your ambulance could be driverless in the future
Demand for ambulance services is growing rapidly in developed countries.
Ask these questions before starting your own business
When weighing up whether or not to go all in, here are 7 questions to ask yourself.
What China’s soccer spending spree teaches us about globalisation
What can we learn from China’s recent interest in the beautiful game, and what does this tell us about the state of the world today?
Your brain also picks up the rhythm of sign language
In speech, the brain locks on to syllables, words, and phrases, and those rhythms occur below 8 Hz, or 8 pulses per second. Vision also has a preferred frequency onto which it latches.
This South Korean start-up is only hiring people over 55
A start-up in South Korea is making headlines for only hiring staff that are aged 55 years and over.
Migrant or refugee? Why the line is sometimes blurred
What is the difference between a migrant and a refugee? Parvati Nair looks at the distinction and examines two similar stories with different outcomes.
Darwin’s tree of life is getting old, it’s time for an update
A new era in science has emerged without a clear path to portraying the impacts of microbes across the tree of life.
Mark Zuckerberg: The most important hiring rule
Effective leaders, founders, and CEOs need to learn to set aside their egos and hire people they admire.