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1st October 2020

Lab-grown meat company raises $55m in funding

Mosa Meat, which introduced the world's first cultured beef hamburger in 2013, has announced the first closing of $55m as part of a larger Series B funding round.

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6th August 2020

Virgin Galactic unveils Mach 3 aircraft design

Aerospace company Virgin Galactic has announced a first stage design scope for the build of a new aircraft capable of reaching speeds of Mach 3 (3,700 km/h, or 2,300 mph).

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29th July 2020

Virgin Galactic reveals SpaceShipTwo cabin interior

British aerospace and space travel company Virgin Galactic today revealed the cabin interior of its SpaceShipTwo vehicle – VSS Unity.

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27th July 2020

World's first cultivated bacon and pork belly

Higher Steaks, a UK food technology start-up, has announced the world's first cultivated bacon and pork belly.

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26th July 2020

Ocean plastic pollution forecast to triple by 2040

A new analysis finds that without immediate and sustained action, the annual flow of plastic into the ocean could nearly triple by 2040.

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24th July 2020

Apple commits to carbon neutrality by 2030

Apple is already carbon neutral for its corporate facilities. The consumer electronics giant now intends to make its entire supply chain – from manufacturing to transportation to end-of-life material recovery – net zero by 2030.

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15th July 2020

World population expected to peak by 2064

A new study concludes that the global population is likely to peak in 2064 at 9.7 billion and fall to 8.8 billion by 2100. Geopolitical power will see major shifts, producing a more multi-polar world, according to the report.

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6th July 2020

U.S. autonomous freight network planned for 2023-2024

TuSimple has announced a plan for the world's first Autonomous Freight Network (AFN) – consisting of autonomous trucks, digital mapped routes, terminals, and automated operations monitoring.

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14th June 2020

New EV battery lasts for 1.2 million miles

Chinese company, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL), this week announced a new battery technology that could revolutionise the electric vehicle market.

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10th June 2020

U.S. can reach 90% clean electricity by 2035

A new report – using the latest renewable energy and storage prices – shows that with the right policies, the U.S. can avoid building new fossil fuel plants and increase energy sector jobs by over half a million each year.

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21st May 2020

Election model predicts landslide defeat for Trump

Donald Trump is forecast to lose by a landslide in the 2020 election, with just 35% of the popular vote, based on a model by Oxford Economics.

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9th April 2020

Extraction of space resources encouraged by Trump

This week, President Trump signed an executive order to spur the future long-term commercial exploitation of various celestial bodies and the mining of lunar resources.

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28th February 2020

Amazon opens first large-scale, cashierless grocery store

Retail giant Amazon has just opened a new 10,400 square foot, cashierless grocery store, located in Seattle. Is this the future of shopping?

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25th February 2020

Solar photovoltaic glass market predicted to reach $37.6bn by 2026

A new report forecasts that the solar photovoltaic glass market – valued at $4.5 billion in 2018 – will reach $37.6 billion globally by 2026, expanding at a CAGR of 30.3%.

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16th February 2020

12% budget increase for NASA

This week, the White House unveiled its NASA budget proposal for 2021, which requests $25.2 billion in funding, a 12% increase from the previous year.

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