Magic bones and soap bubble pollination – IMPRESSO #30

In this edition: magic bones, soap bubbles used for pollination, and flying snakes.

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Einstein-inspired bees and sweaty smartwatches – IMPRESSO #29

In this edition: sweaty smartwatches, Einstein-inspired bees, and how to turn into a “numbers-person”.

by in July 2, 2020

Confetti brains and fat-burning mice – IMPRESSO #28

In this edition: confetti brains, AI that reads your opinion, and mice on a fat burning trip – IMPRESSO #28

by in June 18, 2020

Corals making their own sunscreen and metal hunting bacteria – IMPRESSO #27

In this episode: corals making their own sunscreen, harnessing the dark side for electricity, and bacteria hunting for metal.

by in June 4, 2020

Raincoats for viruses and drones as forest rangers – IMPRESSO #26

In this episode: Raincoat for viruses, drones as new forest rangers, and photonic chips that rock!

by in May 20, 2020

Heroic lamas and bionic arms – IMPRESSO #25

In this edition: lamas as heroes, bionic arms with touch sensation, and a photodegradable plastic that disappears in a realistic time scale

by in May 4, 2020

Shapeshifters and Robo-sidekicks – IMPRESSO #24

In this edition: harping in the fog, shapeshifting materials, and robotic sidekicks for our heroes fighting the pandemic.

by in April 23, 2020

Foldable mini-microscopes for everyone – IMPRESSO #23

In this edition: foldable mini-microscopes for everyone, a lucky strike against obesity and colouring garments with bacteria

by in November 14, 2018

Noah’s ark for human germs – IMPRESSO #22

In this edition: Noah’s ark for human germs, mushrooms save bees (and your blueberries) and why you can soon love gummy bears again.

by in October 24, 2018

Surgeons practice on your 3D printed organs – IMPRESSO #21

In this edition: Surgeons practise on your 3D printed organs, AR smart glasses make hearing impaired love theatre again and waste that lets you fly high.

by in October 10, 2018

Microgrids for a brighter future – IMPRESSO #20

In this edition: sharing electricity through solar powered peer-to-peer microgrids, snowflake paint against climate change and city planning improved by sharing bike data.

by in October 3, 2018

Junk-fishing in space – IMPRESSO #19

In this edition: fishing for junk in space, underwater walls may save Venice from drowning and 3D printing the “augmented human”.

by in September 26, 2018

Airplanes made from spider silk – IMPRESSO #18

In this edition: Airplanes made from spider silk, a biotech gamble with mutated mosquitoes and land-based coral farming to rescue our reefs

by in September 19, 2018

Artificial photosynthesis for clean and storable energy – IMPRESSO #17

In this edition: artificial photosynthesis for clean and storable energy, squid genes extend your wardrobe’s lifetime and your brain predicts what you hear.

by in September 12, 2018

The Big Ocean Cleanup – IMPRESSO #16

In this edition: be part of the biggest ocean clean up, clay used to fight antibiotic resistance and groundbreaking research around artificial retinas

by in September 5, 2018