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Solar steam generation system produces clean water from salt water

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Researchers at Monash University in Australia developed a solar powered steam generation system that produces clean water from salty water with almost 100 per cent salt removal. Worldwide, an estimated 844 million people do not ...

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A 3D printed habitat made with local, reusable materials

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Italian 3D printing company WASP and Mario Cucinella Architects designed a circular housing model, created using entirely reusable, recyclable materials made from the local terrain. Called TECLA, the housing model was developed using in-depth research ...

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Artificial leaf produces clean gas

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Researchers at the University of Cambridge developed an ‘artificial leaf’, which uses only sunlight to produce a type of gas that is currently produces from fossil fuels, and which could eventually be used as a ...

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A car made of flax and recycled ocean plastic

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Students from Eindhoven University of Technology presented the design of their sixth car. Called Luca, the vehicle is made of flax and recycled plastic from the ocean. The aim of the design was to incorporate ...

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The world’s first all-timber football stadium

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English football club Forest Green Rovers selected the design by renowned architectural firm Zaha Hadid Architects as their new stadium. The design, embodying low carbon construction, will be the world’s first all-timber football stadium. Called ...

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Super lightweight 18-carat gold made with plastic

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Researchers at ETH Zurich developed a nugget of super lightweight, 18-carat gold, which is made using a matrix of plastic, rather than a metallic alloy. Gold is a popular material for the use in jewellery, ...

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