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Mobility

Hand-picked, positive news on all things moving

Get a grip

Jellyfish could come in handy at crime scenes. Another marine creature has inspired a British research team currently developing a gripper for objects with...

Salvaging principle

In future, circuit boards for PCs could be made from mushrooms. Now, an EU-financed research team is attempting something even more daring. They are...

Positional disclosure

Monitoring the fish population could prevent overfishing. Where industrial fishing is concerned, however, there is still room for improvement. Using satellite images and vessel...

Empowered pace

Lifting heavy items can be made easier. Now, an Italian lab team has developed a battery-operated aid for those whose legs cannot support their...

Diminishing diversion

Efforts are underway to remove CO2 from seawater. Shipping is currently responsible for around 3% of greenhouse gas emissions - a figure that is...

Elevated standing

Thanks to an app people with disabilities can date on an equal footing. And soon the same could be true for wheelchair users -...

Entertaining service

A mobile unit provides energy fast during power cuts. Fancy a cosy film night with friends but don’t have access to a home cinema...

Shared couple

Trains offer sustainable transportation, especially when they remove CO2. Buses, too, at least compared with private cars. But the average usage rate of public...

Protective detection

Wheelchairs can be controlled by the tiniest head movements. Of the 130 million wheelchair users worldwide, however, some 60% develop an ulcer at some...

Significant performance

Recycling rare earths, which are vital for electronic components, is critical. Carbon dioxide is reusable, too, and can generate sustainable electricity - just like...

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