Articles and researches

March 5, 2020

The Expandable House helps adapt to rapid urbanization

Singapore-based design firm Urban-Rural Systems has developed an innovative housing prototype that fights urban sprawl while simultaneously providing better infrastructure for rural-to-urban migrants. Implemented in phases, the project […]
March 5, 2020

What if whale migration isn’t for food or calves? | MNN

Sometimes it feels like we know all there is to know about the natural world. But when you talk to researchers in biology, ecology, geology or […]
March 4, 2020

Pesticides impair the brain development of baby bees | MNN

This is a bee brain. This is a bee brain on pesticides. And that’s a bad buzz for one of the world’s most essential pollinators. According […]
March 4, 2020

1850s barn in Italy becomes a modern, sustainable family home

Located at the foot of UNESCO World Heritage site Alpe di Siusi in the Italian province of South Tyrol, Messner House represents adaptive reuse at its […]
March 4, 2020

Astronomy student discovers 17 alien worlds | MNN

While discovering an exoplanet would be a thrill for anyone, astronomy student Michelle Kunimoto is turning it into something of a habit. The University of British […]
March 4, 2020

Spring is arriving earlier and earlier | MNN

You may have noticed unseasonably warm temperatures pushing flowers and trees to bloom much earlier than usual. For some, it’s arriving three weeks earlier, while for […]
March 4, 2020

What you need to know about CBD products

As 2020 gets underway, the deluge of CBD products continues. Suddenly, CBD oil is everywhere: from CBD skincare to lattes to CBD-laced treats for Fido and Fluffy’s aging […]
March 4, 2020

ciguë creates a hotel room of the future that emphasizes water recycling

For the Hôtel Métropole exhibition at the Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Parisian design collective ciguë recently showcased “Une chambre pour demain” (A Room for Tomorrow), an experimental […]