Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh with her invention Sugru, a mouldable glue. Photograph: Andrew Testa/the New York Times

It can fix a broken statue, repair a frayed iPhone cable, add a rubbery grip to a kitchen knife, make those Bose earbuds fit better, repair a leaky bo(...)

Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh developed sugru in 2003 while still a student at the Royal College of Art in London. Instead of having to buy new things all th(...)