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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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A digitally knitted pavilion made of recycled bottles

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A team of researchers of the Material Balance Research Group from the Politecnico di Milano, Italy, developed a digitally knitted pavilion made of recycled plastic bottles. Called Senseknit, the aim of the project was to ...

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Bioplastic made from aquafaba from chickpeas

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Designer Paula Nerlich developed a type of bioplastic based on aquafaba from chickpeas. Aquafaba is the viscous water in which legume sees have been cooked. The substance is a by-product from the preparation of legumes ...

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3D printed customised accessories for gamers

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A collaboration between Ikea, Unyq and Area Academy presents the first prototypes from their series of 3D printed products for gamers which can be customised for individual use. Worldwide, more than 2 billion people are ...

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3D printed concrete columns

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In collaboration with the Origen Festival in Riom, Switzerland, a team at ETH Zürich created nine individually designed concrete columns, each 3D printed at full height in 2.5 hours, for a project called Concrete Choreography. ...

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Grow your own algae in an indoor micro-algae farm

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Designer Hyunseok An developed a wall-mounted bioreactor system called The Coral, to grow your own algae for consumption. Algae thrive on CO2, having a ten times greater carbon dioxide fixation than terrestrial plants. Additionally, the ...

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