Forget rolling on rubber, could car drivers soon be travelling on tyres made from dandelions? Teams of scientists are racing to breed a type of the yellow flower whose taproot has a milky fluid with tyre-grade rubber particles in it.
Tighter censorship may limit WeChat's expansion, but Reuters' Jon Gordon says it'll have little effect on profits or its China user base.
Frequently changing hairstyles are helping haircare grow into a multi-billion dollar industry in Africa. It's still largely based in the informal economy, but now global giants like L'Oreal are also involved.
If you can't have your office at the beach, why not bring the beach into your office? That's what Tokyo company Bizreach has done.
A Chinese firm says its automatic sperm extractor is helping clinics collect semen from donors reluctant to masturbate in a hospital setting.