Plans have been submitted for what would be the first development of Yo! Home apartments, with a block of 24 units to be built in the New Islington area of Manchester, UK. The Yo! Home is aimed at providing urban apartments that are both high-quality and affordable as a result of their compact size.
To cut time and costs involved in developing new drugs, scientists have built Eve, an artificially-intelligent "robot scientist" that is not only faster and cheaper than its human counterparts, but has already identified a compound that could be used to fight malaria.
Inner city living can often mean cramped accommodation with little access to outdoor space. With this in mind, a project in Manchester, UK, is offering people the chance to book a garden for an hour at a time. Plot is a private urban garden that explores the notion of access rather than ownership.