Machine learning technology is being harnessed by researchers in the hunt for the next generation of antibiotics and antivirals, reports Jon Evans
New UK rules on genetic editing of crops could have a positive effect on food production and the environment, reports Anthony King
Biosurfactants derived from microbial sources rather than petrochemicals promise applications beyond cleaning products – including as food ingredients. Lou Reade reports
Washing clothes has a huge environmental impact. Treated textiles promise to reduce wash frequency but may pose bigger drawbacks, Maria Burke reports.