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One Man’s Quest to Hack His Own Genes

n a dream Brian Hanley told me about, he’s riding a bus when he meets a man in dark leather clothing. Next thing he knows, he is splayed across a tilted metal bed, being electrocuted. The dream was no doubt connected to …Continue reading

This Robotic Box Is Home to a Drone

Drones that can fly and steer themselves show promise for tasks such as carrying urgent medical supplies or making farming more efficient. But to be truly independent, they also need to launch, land, and take care of themselves on the ground without …Continue reading

Hunting of Houbara Bustards – Separating Facts From Fiction

The Asian Houbara Bustard is a controversial bird in Pakistan – declared endangered by numerous international wildlife conservation organizations but annually hunted by visiting Gulf royalty in different parts of the country. Following a hunting trip where a disproportionate number of birds …Continue reading

Will the Climate Treaty Get the Money It Needs?

Reducing greenhouse-gas emissions to comply with the Paris agreement will require technological breakthroughs, which is why more than 20 countries formed a plan called Mission Innovation. It aims to double research and development in clean energy technologies over the next boar years. …Continue reading

Pakistan: A Renewable Energy State?

Access to clean, reliable and modern sources of energy is critical for achieving the targeted economic growth and development in a country. Without access to modern energy, it is not possible to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, the seventeen-point global agenda adopted …Continue reading

American Startup Expert Discusses Pakistani Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Pakistan’s startup ecosystem is evolving. Everyday new ventures emerge, creating niches or fulfilling unmet demands. However, the field remains relatively new and can benefit from people who have been dabbling in the art for some time now. Recently, Mr. Kevin Koym was …Continue reading

All You Need to Know About the Punjab IT Policy

The Punjab Information Technology (IT) policy draft is not just about IT. Rather, it aspires to be about governance in the age of IT. The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has held a public consultation on the draft and is now revising …Continue reading

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