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Hollywood actor and water.org co-founder Matt Damon discusses helping developing countries through safe, clean water infrastructure.
The race to produce spider silk, a very strong and stretchy material, has been going on years, but Japanese company Spiber claims it is on the verge of mass production. CNBC takes a closer look.
Nestlé Chairman Peter Brabeck-Letmathe discusses the future for water sustainability, and the risks from rising demand for energy and food.
CNBC takes a looks at concerns about privacy in an age of large data sharing.
How can the 'internet of things' benefit businesses?
CNBC gets inside an iPad-controlled apartment in London, to see what the future holds for household gadgets.
Singapore may be small, but when it comes to state of the art infrastructure, this island nation is leading the way.
These are the top 5 innovations in building materials, according to Sascha Peters, the founder and owner of Haute Innovation. Watch out for algae, and fungus-based foam.
The Al Bahr building is one of the first in the Middle East to have received a LEED environmental design award. Bryan Hamilton from Aedas Architects reveals how traditional Islamic art and architecture was used to develop it.
The IBA Hamburg in Germany unites 60 eco-friendly projects on the same site and showcases the world's first building getting its energy from...algae.
Innovative timber techniques are increasingly used to develop greener buildings. CNBC visits GRM & Biowood, which manufactures sustainable timber by mixing wood scraps with PVC powder.
From is Parisian "Lab Store", David Edwards', multi-millionaire inventor discusses the future of food as well as some of his inventions including edible packaging, and inhalable beverages.
CNBC visits Syngenta's U.K. research and development lab to discover what scientists are working on to solve food scarcity problems around the world.
CNBC takes a peek inside Sky Greens, the world¿s first commercial vertical farm in Singapore and questions whether this could be a viable alternative to traditional farming methods.
According to a UN report, the consumption of insects could help fight world hunger, boost nutrition and curb pollution. CNBC visits food futurist Josh Schonwald to discuss, around...cricket quesadilla!
It might sound like whacky science, but the latest food revolution is an attempt to bring sustainable food to the fore.
Drivers still need to be convinced to let go of the steering wheel and be taken to their destination, driver surveys say.
CNBC's The Edge profiles the big innovations that will change industry, commerce and science as we know it.
CNBC's Ross Westgate hits the autobahn in BMW's driverless sedan.
Driverless pods at Heathrow airport help carry Business Class passengers from the terminal to the parking lot. CNBC's Carolin Roth rides along.
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