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Untethered stretchable electronic bandages

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Researchers of Morphing Matter Lab and Soft Machines Lab at Carnegie Mellon University developed a new type of wearable electronic bandages with a spandex blend base that can temporarily be attached to the body. Wearable ...

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Drywall bricks made of construction waste

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A team at Washington State University developed a building system made from low-value construction waste. Drywall, also known as gypsum board or sheetrock, is a ubiquitous interior wall covering is cost-effective but a very wasteful ...

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The world’s first 3D printed green wall with embedded drainage

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German industrial 3D printing company BigRep revealed what they call the world’s first fully Additively Manufactured green wall with an innovative embedded water supply and drainage system, called Banyan Eco Wall. An industry-first, the prototype ...

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Lamps made of fallen leaves

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Italian designer Jasmin Castagnaro designed light shades and other products made with naturally fallen leaves and bioresin. The project comes forth of Castagnaro’s desire to find alternative materials to plastic and using the natural resources ...

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Mimicking wood’s cellular structure with 3D printing

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Researcher at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden succeeded in 3D printing with a wood-based ink in a way that mimics the cellular architecture of wood. Wood’s growth is controlled by its genetic code, which ...

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This solar car sails on the wind

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The latest solar car by the student team from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands for the biennial Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia is built in such a way that it ‘sails’ ...

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