An award-winning perishable label that reacts to protein decomposition could herald a change in the way the freshness of food is measured, according to its London-based designer, raising the prospect of reducing consumable wastage and even improving organ transportation.
A children's burn unit in Chile is using a newly developed copper-based material in its hospital gowns that limits the spread of bacteria, fungi and viruses, creating a safer environment for patients and doctors.
Research by scientists at Imperial College London suggests that genetic engineering of bacteria could facilitate the production of propane on a commercial scale, potentially opening up new ways of creating biofuels outside of agriculture.
Japanese electronics company unveils self-balancing miniature robot cheerleaders.
London has knocked Hong Kong off the top spot as the world's most expensive city to live and work in. But there are pros and cons to being number one.