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Trapped Beauty bracelet wins 3D printing contest

Published 8 years ago by materia | no responses

Materia has announced the winners of the 3D Printing Jewellery Contest. Dutch designer Gerard Mekenkamp has won the first prize with his design for the bracelet ‘Trapped Beauty’. The jury had to evaluate 91 entries ...

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Scientists create lightest material on Earth

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Scientists at UC Irvine, HRL Laboratories and Caltech claim to have made the lightest material on Earth. The new material is so lightweight it can be placed atop a dandelion without crushing the little seeds. ...

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SLUG versus the sludge

Published 8 years ago by materia | no responses

A recently developed material called SLUG-26 might be a cheap end effective help in cleaning waterways. Researchers at UC Santa Cruz, USA, have developed a positively-charged substrate. According to the researchers, SLUG-26 exchanges when placed ...

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Paper production waste becomes bio-foam

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In paper production, quite a large amount of the finer fibers and water form a by-product that has been wasted in millions of tons annually. Until now: Ph.D. student Shaul Lapidot (photo) and his laboratory ...

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Description of house pr34

Published 9 years ago by materia | no responses

The casa pR34 is situated on the rooftop of a existing house. The project involved the gutting and rethinking of the existing late 60s house and the independent structure for the owners daughter. The client ...

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Secrets of spider silk unravelled

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Scientists claim to have recently made progress towards understanding what’s behind the incredible strength of spider silk fibers. When you explore haunted houses or search for sacred artifacts in ancient temples, the cobwebs that you ...

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