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Acoustic wallpaper inspired by moths

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Researchers at the University of Bristol found that the wings of moths are excellent sound absorbers, which could lead to acoustic wallpaper in the future. The researchers found that moth wings offer acoustic protection from ...

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3D printed flat wooden object can morph into shape

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Researchers at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem developed a method to 3D print flat wooden object that can self-morph into complex 3D shapes. Traditionally, wooden objects are made by sawing, carving, bending or pressing. Whichever ...

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Dyeing with bacteria

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Austrian designer Julia Moser is working with pigment-producing bacteria to dye textile without harmful chemicals and pollution. Fashion colours change each year, yet one thing doesn’t seem to change: the polluting nature of dye, leaving ...

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Circular beer from beverage to bottle

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Dutch regional water authorities, in collaboration with several circular designers and studios, present beer that was made completely circularly, from beverage to bottle. With the beer, the water authorities aim to show that the complete ...

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A wooden acoustic wall constructed with augmented reality

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Researchers at the Gramazio Kohler Research institute, part of ETH Zürich, designed an acoustic wall of identical timber blocks, which was assembled in an augmented assembly process. Firstly, the computational design software articulates the timber ...

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A watch made of coffee grounds

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Said to be the world’s first, German watch manufacturer Lilienthal Berlin released a series of watches made of recycled coffee grounds. All named after types of coffee – Latte, Macchiato, Espresso and Americano – the ...

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