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A passive cooling system

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Researchers at MIT developed a passive cooling system that relies on evaporation and radioation without the use of electricity. The system combines previous standalone cooling designs that each provide limited amounts of cooling power, in ...

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A shoe with a midsole made from carbon emissions

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Swiss sports brand On developed what they say is the first shoe with an midsole made from carbon emission. Called Cloudprime, the shoe’s midsole uses a foam material called CleanCloud, which is an EVA (ethelyne ...

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Clothing made from locally sourced river plastic

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Researchers at the Dutch Saxion University of Applied Sciences developed the first clothing made of locally sourced river plastics. While some parts of the process have been studied before, Saxion says to be the first ...

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The first two 2-storey 3D printed buildings in North America

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Canadian 3D constructing company nidus3D, using a 3D construction printer by COBOD, completed this month the very first multi-storey buildings of North America, one in Ontario, Canada, and one in Houston, Texas in the US. ...

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MaterialDistrict goes Floriade Part 4

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The International Horticulture Exhibition Floriade is hosted every ten years and this year it is held in Almere, the Netherlands, until 9 October. While the event has gotten some bad press, some more deserved than ...

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MaterialDistrict goes Floriade Part 3

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The International Horticulture Exhibition Floriade is hosted every ten years and this year it is held in Almere, the Netherlands, until 9 October. While the event has gotten some bad press, some more deserved than ...

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