Scientists set their sights on electricity from silk cocoons

Wikipedia expands free access in developing countries

Freshwater atlas to help nations conserve biodiversity

A ‘Wikipedia’ of cheap tech to get a facelift

Prawns show promise in parasite control

End of line for hard-to-detect malaria?

Software helps automate, speed-up disaster aid

Innovations that could save 1.2 million lives showcased

Innovators await decision on low-tech award

GM bacteria could eliminate sleeping sickness

Student inventors win US funds to bring ideas to market

Well-managed mangroves can survive rising sea levels

Anti-mosquito invisibility patch set for Uganda trial

Gravity-powered lamp to enter field tests

Voice tech helps Africa get online

Education technology ‘most effective’ when tailored to pupils

Experts urge water’s inclusion in development goals

DVD discs double as cheap diagnostic kit for HIV

Mobile and web apps tackle sanitation challenges

Scientists back roadmap to rid world of polio by 2018

Use of GM cotton linked to rise in aphid numbers

Famine forecasting systems still failing to spur action

Satellite-based earthquake detection mooted

Country-specific climate vulnerability data now online

Report sheds light on benefits of small-scale mining

Tech firms set sail to solve world’s problems through innovation

Online global renewable energy atlas launched

Trials planned for pain-free, low-cost vaccine delivery

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