Rats damage crops, buildings and infrastructure, costing billions of euros every year. They also carry more than 60 diseases that threaten humans and
The education system in the Netherlands is often highly placed in international rankings, but cultural and ethnic segregation remains a major
How much does Europe’s digital market create and kill jobs?
Bricks and mortar retailers, even taxi drivers, are losing out to online ways to shop
Scientists in London have developed a system that enables wheelchair users to move around by simply looking in the direction they want to
It has been called “your sixth sense”.
SCiO – after the Latin verb “to know” – is a molecular sensor that fits in the palm of your hand, and
In the US, World View Enterprises says it is a step closer to launching commercial balloon flights to the edge of space, having made a test flight to
In the EU, seven out of 10 bottles are recycled, but it is far from easy.
First, the bottles must be sorted. Euronews watched the process as a
ALMA is short for (Atacama Large Millimetre/Submillimetre Array). It’s a powerful telescope located in Chile, which is starting to unlock information
Take a crystal ball and look into the future of education. What do you think you might see, what changes will be needed in our current system to
Spinach leaves that have been frozen will inevitably wilt, turning into an unappetizing mush.
Researchers in Sweden have developed a new method of
Components designed by computer and produced on a 3D printer are becoming more commonplace.
The aviation industry is leading the way. In the
On June 17th 2014, euronews broadcast the European Inventor Award ceremony and you can now watch the complete event above.
As one of the most
Jouni Salmenjaakko, once a busy executive manager, now spends all his time with his family at their home in Turku in southern Finland. Brain injuries
The Clever Buoy incorporates technology designed to protect swimmers and surfers from sharks.
There have been more than 200 unprovoked shark
Plants communicate using their own language, made up of electrical signals, they send messages to other plants and to the environment. In Florence, a
Ninety-four-year old Lea is able to stay home thanks to the care she receives from a robot. Often described as a kind of Skype on wheels, it’s part
From early childhood we take a pen in our hand and we write. It is a discipline that has been the foundation of compulsory formal education since the
Volume limitations for liquids and gels in carry-on baggage has become a major airport security problem post 9 -11. It means restrictions for
Memorising lists of historical facts and figures is increasingly a thing of the past, as teachers explore new ways of making history lessons more
Swiss researchers have successfully managed to develop a robot that can grasp objects thrown at it.
The 1.5 metre-long robotic arm has seven
The Shell Eco-marathon in Rotterdam challenges student teams from around the world to design, build and test ultra energy-efficient vehicles. This
Imagine finding all the information you are looking for right beneath your feet.
That’s what the inventors of the LED carpet are promising – data
Cash, cheques, plastic, Paypal – there are already many ways to pay. And now a group of students at Lund University in Sweden have come up with a
Mention St. Petersburg and what often comes to mind is the wonderful Hermitage museum, a favourite of many travellers.
Key facts about the
An Israeli company has launched a new device it says could help people suffering from a number of neurological and psychiatric conditions including
Swedish car-maker Volvo is testing a prototype, self-driving car on public roads, ahead of a large scale pilot programme which will see one hundred