Tiny lab-grown organs. A spongy cloth that absorbs oil spills. Sure, why not. These are some of the finalists for the European Inventor Award.
What do fans of atmospheric post-punk music have in common with ancient barbarians? Not much … so why are both known as “goths”? Is it a weird coincidence – or is there a deeper connection stretching across the centuries? Dan Adams investigates.
Lesson by Dan Adams, animation by Globizco.
Researchers have just found two new ways to make solar power more efficient. Could this solve our energy crisis?
One thing stands between Japan and the Volleyball World Cup: a team of robot jocks.
Smartphones shouldn’t be so disposable. Could fixing the way we make our phones help solve climate change?
Your internet isn’t just underwater. It’s also covered in Vaseline.