Next-generation cast inspired by animal scales could protect against injuries

An Imperial graduate has designed wearable technology inspired by protective structures found in the animal world to protect athletes from injury. SCALED is a nature-inspired flexible wearable that could prevent injuries, improve rehabilitation and enhance sports performance. Research shows that joint injuries are often recurrent and require lengthy and cost-intensive rehabilitation until motion, strength and […]

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Exclusive: Vingroup weighs selling school, health units, sources say, as Vietnam’s biggest firm refocuses

HANOI – Vietnam’s Vingroup VIC.HM is considering selling controlling stakes in its medical and education units, two sources with direct knowledge said, although the company said it had made no such plans. Vietnam’s largest listed firm could look for buyers for Vinschool, a private school business, and Vinmec, a chain of private hospitals, the sources […]

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Couple spend £2000 on cardboard cutouts of their friends so they can ‘attend’ wedding

A bride and groom left their wedding planner in stitches after revealing their idea for getting around the coronavirus restrictions to have 50 guests ‘attend’ their big day The coronavirus pandemic put many events on hold, with concerts, shows and weddings cancelled. As lockdown has eased, things have been gradually returning to some kind of […]

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