Claim: Cars, computers, TVs spark obesity in developing countries

The spread of obesity and type-2 diabetes could become epidemic in low-income countries, as more individuals are able to own higher priced items such as TVs, computers and cars.

MIT develops low-cost artificial leaf

MIT scientists have created what they say is the world's first practical 'artificial leaf', a solar cell the size of a playing card that mimics photosynthesis.

Vodafone to offer web browsing on low-end handsets

Vodafone has announced plans to put the Opera Mini browser on low-cost handsets for customers in the developing world.

Developed world 'outsourcing' carbon emissions

Europe is effectively outsourcing a third of its carbon emissions overseas, according to a new study.