Can we genetically modify beer to protect biodiversity?

New research finds that breeding yeast for the best-tasting beers could save energy and enhance biodiversity

UK announces new scientific project to help on net zero journey

The project will see scientific evidence brought to the fore to guide government in how to implement the best policies

COP26: Is fusion energy the future of the low carbon world?

Scientists and engineers will speak later today at the conference to world leaders, persuading them of the power fusion energy can provide in the net zero transition – but what is it?

What does Science and Innovation Day hold at COP26?

Countries are set to focus on bolstering technology and science to help the world fight climate change today – but what announcements are expected to be made?

Kew Gardens collection digitised to combat climate change

The government will invest £15m to make the world’s largest collection of plant and fungal specimens available anywhere in the world for free

‘Climate change is making the Earth darker’

A new study has found that clouds are reflecting less sunlight as the oceans warm, pushing more energy into the planet’s climate system

Lab-grown coffee to start your day

Finnish scientists have successfully made genetically engineered coffee that ‘tastes and smells like the real thing’

Camera developed using quantum physics to scan EV batteries for faults

The device is set to improve the efficiency and safety of EV batteries, while also saving time and waste

Tech firm 3M to invest $1bn to become carbon neutral by 2050

By applying science and technological expertise, 3M expects to reduce carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 and 80% by 2040

Gaia Says No! Episode 9 – Technology

Is the future Skynet or Star Trek and is technology really the only way to save us?