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Reusable tampon applicator reduces waste

With 100 billion menstrual products thrown away each year, a new sustainable tampon can be re-used, saving money and resources.

New STEAM toy aims to help children to create music

A new toy provides children with an intuitive way to learn music through experimentation.

Squeezable water bottle made from elastic titanium

A novel form of elastic titanium has been used to create a squeezable sports bottle that is durable and prevents the liquid from being contaminated by plasticisers and softeners.

Startup launches sheer tights made from bulletproof fibers

This patent-pending design for tights uses the same materials found in bulletproof vests and is snag-proof, allowing for at least 50 wears.

Device creates music using plants

A new device uses electrodes to let users listen to the sounds made by plants.

Electronic blocks teach kids to program through play

Lego-compatible, six-sided blocks makes creating interactive toys, games and instruments easy and fun and does not require access to a screen.

Handheld device helps hyperhidrosis sufferers

People who experience excessive sweating can now use an app-linked device to help control and manage the condition.

New smart speaker simulates presence at home

A new smart speaker is designed to deter burglars by making it sound as though the house is occupied

Compostable seaweed straws can be eaten after use

Startup is looking to replace single-use plastic straws with an edible version that also biodegrades rapidly.

App counts calories from photos

A new app can help users eat healthier by analysing the nutritional information in a meal from a photo.

Learn to code and create with new gaming device

A new gaming device designed around the Raspberry Pi allows users to develop a range of computer engineering skills.