Articles and researches

March 18, 2021

SMART, NASA reveal METL airless tires

Tang, memory foam, cordless tools, invisible dental braces — space research is a gift that keeps on giving. Now, the SMART Tire Company has unveiled a […]
March 18, 2021

Critically endangered regent honeyeaters are losing their song

A recent study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B has revealed that the regent honeyeater has forgotten its song. The joyful bird, which was […]
March 18, 2021

This nature-inspired substation shows the beauty of industrial design

When you imagine beautiful architecture, you probably don’t think of electricity substations. Who would? But the new Terna station created by Pierattelli Architetture recently won an […]
March 18, 2021

NetZero mycelium orbs help increase carbon capture and more

It seems whatever the question is in nature, mycelium is the answer. For the past 12 years, a duo of mycologists has singularly focused on replicating […]
March 17, 2021

Maidla Nature Resort is a micro-hotel on stilts in Estonia

Located next to a woodland swamp at Rapla, Estonia and raised on 7-meter-high stilts, Maidla Nature Resort is a tiny treehouse-style retreat for just one or […]
March 17, 2021

Virginia bans cosmetic testing on animals

Starting January 1, 2022, the state of Virginia will no longer allow animal testing or the sale of cosmetics tested on animals. Thanks to Virginia Governor […]
March 17, 2021

Philadelphia skyline to go dim in favor of migrating birds

Starting April 1, the skies of Philadelphia will stop shining so bright, all for a good cause. The Lights Out Philly program is an initiative that […]
March 17, 2021

solar-powered, LED lamp collects sunlight for use at night

A recently launched Kickstarter campaign shines light on everyday possibilities for solar technology. Sunne is a smart light that combines the sustainable aspects of solar power […]