Bacteria are a looming threat to public health, as they continue to develop resistance to antibiotics. Now a new study has identified a peptide that can make existing antibiotics more effective at a much lower dose.
We've already seen robots that are made to help put out fires, but SmokeBot is a little different. Designed by a consortium led by Sweden's Örebro University, it's intended to perform reconnaissance missions in low-visibility smoke-filled buildings, creating maps that firefighters can follow.
A pan-European project called GiraffPlus is testing a system that provides remote care for the elderly.