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Picture: De Montfort University.

Recycling

These researchers are turning plastic bottles into prosthetic limbs

The artificial limbs were made by grinding down plastic bottles and spinning the grains into polyester yarns which were heated to produce a light, sturdy substance that could be easily moulded.

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    Green energy innovation

    Professor Paul Dastoor deliberates a promising project, which may change the game of solar energy as we know it.