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.Read more
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!
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
Shapeshifters and Robo-sidekicks – IMPRESSO #24
In this edition: harping in the fog, shapeshifting materials, and robotic sidekicks for our heroes fighting the pandemic.
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
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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
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.
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
Crazy ceilings from 3D-printed sand – IMPRESSO #15
In this edition: crazy ceilings from 3D-printed sand, paper-based batteries powered by bacteria and fighting tuberculosis with your smartphone
Printing human tissue in space – IMPRESSO #14
In this edition: 3D-bio-printing in space, outsourcing empathy to a fluffy white seal robot and reviving the public bank in the US.
Go Jellyfish, go get our plastic waste! – IMPRESSO #13
In this edition: Jellyfish go get our plastic waste, blockchain gives democracy a new spin and nanowires playing a violine concerto