Each year, pollinators such as bees contribute $24bn to the US economy
Each year, pollinators such as bees contribute $24bn to the US economy

World of innovation - from sweat-detecting robots to teleportation

19 January 2017

Supply Management takes a look around the globe to highlight where supply chains are making a difference


Scientists from the University of Tokyo have built a robot that is capable of detecting human sweat using a membrane protein found in mosquitoes, called an olfactory receptor. The scientists hope the robots will be used to help locate human survivors after disasters.

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