An anaesthetic gel from the Amazon could replace injections in the dentist’s surgery. Made from a plant that indigenous tribes discovered centuries ago, the gel is about to enter late-stage trials.
A software developer has taken it upon himself to enhance Melbourne’s Myki ticket system by creating an app to warn users when they need to top up their card.
A new ringtone could make mobiles much more discreet, with the only sign someone is using their phone is that they’re scratching their arm.
A new line of men’s jeans lets urban cyclists get around town without having to think about how their clothes will hold up during the process.
A Malaysian shoe store not only fits single women out with sleek new footwear, it also sends them on dates.
Movie2Comics is a very clever piece of software that can turn any movie into a comic strip.
The Mechapolypse dress lights up and changes shape according to the wearer’s brain wave activity.
Dead jellyfish have been turned into glow-in-the-dark lamps, putting an ironic twist on the phrase, “You light up my life”.
A simple stroll through the city could connect mobile phone users with like-minded people, thanks to a new iPhone app called Highlight.
While travelling the world, the people behind Candyscovery were struck by the idea that only people who physically visit confectioners’ stores have the chance to taste their sugary treats.
Makers of a mobile phone that runs on a single AA battery say the phone is expected to keep its charge for 15 years.
A mobile device that can detect if leftovers in your fridge are safe to eat could be heading to a store near you.
There is a product on the market that aims to stop household fights over who gets the crunchy end of homemade brownies or pizza.
Taco hunters and burger gatherers can now visit a website to see where each of Melbourne’s food trucks will be serving their wares that evening.
It's wasteful to constantly use plastic water bottles in remote areas with questionable water quality. The Katadyn Pocket Water Microfilter solves that problem.
Beauty queens no longer have to hit cosmetics counters to test lipstick and eye shadow – they can do it at the click of a mouse.
Just imagine if your favourite fast food snack came in edible packaging? With WikiCells, it just might happen.
Breathometer now offers party hosts the opportunity to hire a portable breathalyser for their event.
Illustrator Carla Berrocal, from Madrid, has raised the created a 1980s Atari-style wedding invitation for two computer analysts in Chile.
Sandals sculpted from doves are part of a bizarre new collection of footwear made from animals.