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International space

With the right search engine, people with disabilities can check their holiday destinations in advance. A Spanish startup is helping Erasmus students find accommodation...

Astronomic neutrality

Hemp is versatile; fungi helps us relax. The latter are also crucial in meat-free food production. A biotech startup from Buenos Aires recently won...

Hard stuff

Beer can be converted to electricity, waste from tequila production into compostable cutlery. Alcoholic drinks can be intoxicatingly sustainable. Now a startup from Dundee...

Well backed-up

Thanks to modern technology, languages, ethnic films and historical discoveries can all be permanently preserved. Now Ukraine’s cultural heritage is under threat. That’s why...

Nutritious reduction

3D-printing can help our canine friends walk again. But with around 25% of US-produced meat ending up in pet food, domestic animals leave a...

Sheltering spin

Skin cancer can be detected early using mobile phones. Though sun-cream and clothing help with prevention, the latter are often treated with potentially hazardous...

Audible aid

Young people are interested in sustainability and innovation. Some can conjure a smile from unlikely sources. Thanks to two Californian primary school teachers and...

Common thread

Fish have benefited from tropical plants, pallets too. Now, a Swiss rucksack company has joined forces with a Taiwanese yarn manufacturer to create a...

Culinary ambience

Plants perform photosynthesis quicker with CO2. Potentially creating new soft drinks. If a Californian startup has its way, thanks to CO2 there should soon...

Refreshing cycle

Artificial intelligence has helped create new kinds of beer. The brewing process could be more sustainable. Now, a Dutch startup has developed a blue...

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