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Hand-picked, positive examples on how technology may be used in a good way

Hairy energy

Surplus food can always be frozen. Excess solar or wind energy could be stored as heat. Now, a startup from New Zealand is developing...

Heavenly purification

Fresh air, also when cycling, keeps us healthy. Now, an engineering student from India has founded a startup so that his compatriots can benefit...

Targeted attraction

Some things try to resist detection. Like uranium residue in water. Now, a chemistry student from Ireland has developed a system that removes microplastic...

Maximum exchange

In the kitchen, salt can be replaced with various spices. The same principle applies to materials used for storing electric energy. Take graphene made...

Downsizing with impact

Vitamins can’t be seen with the naked eye, but they are still good for our bodies. According to a study conducted at the University...

Purifying pull

Magnets can help sort rubbish by attracting different metals. Heavy metals also find their way into our water supply. Luckily, an international research team...

Sensitive training

Gloves protect us from injury or the cold. The odd pair can even make sign language audible. Now, thanks to an innovative engineering team...

Transformational concept

A hot-water bottle is easy to make and stays warm for hours. Now, inspired by the heating wires of toasters, a startup from California...

Visionary view

Tinted car windows provide privacy for those inside. Still, being able to recognise someone in the dark can help save lives. Infrared technology plays...

Healthy treatment

We use around 46,500 liters of water per year. Most of it winds up in wastewater treatment plants. Now a research team at the...

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