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Heated atmosphere

Sand retains its warmth for months, just as white-hot heat can generate electricity. Now a venue manager from Glasgow has discovered another means of...

On the ball

Around half a billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide each year, some of them in edible vessels. Now a Swiss firm is ensuring...

Incremental development

New beaches are being made from old glass bottles, while egg shells morph into tiles for home. Now an LA startup is using recycled...

Natural spin

Willow- and banana plant fibres are already making their way in the fashion industry. Now, a Dutch startup is using some of the 72...

Realised reduction

Biodegradable jeans decompose fully within 6 months. And now, two parents from Oregon have developed baby shoes that dissolve in boiling water. Like these...

Full indulgence

Mobile mushroom farms help save on delivery channels and packaging. Now, to reduce the millions of disposable cups used daily, a startup from Melbourne...

Beneficial cover

Cocoa plants aren’t just used to make chocolate and buildings become more flexible. Now, an international research team has developed a design concept from...

Cultivated qualification

Hemp can be a culinary delight and peas consumed as drink. A startup from Hamburg has recently walked away with a PETA award for...

Sounds good

Office noise can be soothing and silence liberating. Now, thanks to a New York startup’s new app, users can search for venues according to...

Hardwearing growth

Some car tyres adjust their diameter. Now a London-based shoe startup is working on kids’ sneakers that adjust by three or more half-sizes to...