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Stuart McDill

Think inside the cardboard box for your post-lockdown work station

Jun 10 2020

WELLINGBOROUGH, England Want to get back to work? Put your staff in a cardboard box. | Video

Delivery drone flies medical supplies to Britain's Isle of Wight

May 13 2020

LEE-ON-SOLENT, England A new drone service will reduce delivery times for urgent medical supplies to a hospital on the Isle of Wight, which lies about 8 kilometres off the south coast of England. | Video

'Cloud brightening' experiment may help cool Great Barrier Reef

Apr 22 2020

LONDON Researchers trying to save the Great Barrier Reef are attempting to cool the unusually warm sea temperatures using ‘cloud brightening’, a geo-engineering technique designed to reflect more of the sun’s rays away from the Earth. | Video

Elderly in UK care home embrace technology to beat coronavirus lockdown

Mar 26 2020

HITCHIN, England Residents in a British care home are embracing technology to stay in touch with friends and family as the country faces the possibility of weeks of lockdown amid the coronavirus epidemic.

Number of chinstrap penguins in Antarctica has fallen sharply: scientists

Feb 11 2020

OFF ANVERS ISLAND, Antarctica The number of chinstrap penguins in some colonies in Western Antarctica has fallen by as much as 77% since they were last surveyed in the 1970s, say scientists studying the impact of climate change on the remote region. | Video

How VR helps kids with autism make sense of real world

Jan 22 2020

HERMITAGE, England A specialist care facility in England is using virtual reality (VR) headsets and data mining to help children with autism to acclimatize to scenarios they are likely to encounter outside of school. | Video

'Indiana Jones' scientists collect seeds in wild for climate change fight

Dec 03 2019

LONDON Braving perils from blood-sucking leeches to tigers and using transport as basic as elephants, scientists have journeyed like "Indiana Jones" to remote locations to collect wild cousins of crop seeds in a project to help tackle climate change.

H&M-backed startup puts bacteria to work in green dyeing process

Nov 27 2019

STOCKHOLM/NORWICH, Britain A British biotech startup is developing a method of textile dyeing that taps into the bright colors of birds and butterflies and has micro-organisms recreate them on fabric, slashing the use of water and heavy chemicals in the process. | Video

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