Digital skills positively affect children's learning outcomes

Findings from 110 studies published in 64 countries point out that digital skills play a key role in children's and young people's learning, participation and other opportunities. International research also reveals that ...

Breakup isn't the answer, Facebook's Zuckerberg says

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday rejected the idea of breaking up the social media giant as off-target, saying it could hamper the fight against deceit and harmful online content.

Big Tech is overselling AI as the solution to online extremism

In mid-September the European Union threatened to fine the Big Tech companies if they did not remove terrorist content within one hour of appearing online. The change came because rising tensions are now developing and being ...

Junk-free pizza, engineered to please taste buds

Food researchers are looking for new ways to reduce the sugar, fat or salt content in ready-made meals without using additives. But will consumers accept this new type of food?

Earthworms soak up heavy metal

Earthworms could be used to extract toxic heavy metals, including cadmium and lead, from solid waste from domestic refuse collection and waste from vegetable and flower markets, according to researchers writing in the International ...