A strong bioeconomy, which uses technology to maximise the use of renewable resources, is the best way to ensure the sustainable production of food, materials, chemicals, and energy, according to Professor Erik Mathijs, chair of the foresight expert group for the Standing Committee on Agricultural Research, which presented its fourth foresight report at Expo Milano on 19 June.
Flexible membranes will mimic the appearance and functionality of human skin.
Bats stave off infections and ageing. What could humans learn from these abilities?
Dr Kate Rychert studies ocean plate structures.