How sports injuries are driving treatment innovation

Sports medicine’s collaborative and holistic approach to treatment improves recovery times and rehabilitation, which can lead to better services for the general public

Cobalt: the dark side of a clean future

An estimated 35,000 children work in perilous conditions to extract cobalt from the ground in the Democratic Republic of Congo. So what will the impact be on these exploited workers from rapid advances in electric cars, which are heavily reliant on this conflict mineral?

Why won’t doctors prescribe medical cannabis?

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Despite last year’s change in the law legalising the supply of medical cannabis, NHS patients in need are still being refused prescriptions

Could ESG concerns threaten national security?

Their stranglehold on data has brought into question big tech’s role when it comes to national security and what the future holds for the development of nation-state artificial intelligence

Are heart-powered pacemakers the future?

The pacemaker has stood the test of time, but new developments may improve on this life-saving device which has kept hearts beating for more than half a century

Could your car help power Heathrow?

The potential environmental benefits of vehicle-to-grid technology are huge, but the economics to roll out the tech at scale remain uncertain

Five trends shaping the global IP landscape

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From efforts to take down online fakes to political posturing over China’s approach to intellectual property rights, here are some of the major issues affecting the world of IP

What ‘G0d’ taught us about Germany’s cybersecurity

An advent calendar of cyberattacks revealing the confidential data of thousands of German public figures revealed just how far behind the country is when it comes to its cyberdefences