Articles and researches

May 14, 2020

Pandemic forces Canada to send giant pandas back to China | MNN

If there’s one thing giant pandas can’t live without, it’s bamboo. These burly bears munch through anywhere from 20 to 40 pounds of it a day, […]
May 14, 2020

Oliver Co. makes vegan leather wallets from apple waste and wood

A new London-based company has created a sustainable line of wallets and cardholders made from a combination of vegan “apple leather” and “wood leather.” Oliver Co. […]
May 14, 2020

Pittsburgh’s MuseumLab for children achieves LEED Gold

MuseumLab, one of Pittsburgh’s most creative and innovative youth learning spaces, has earned LEED Gold a year after the project was completed in the recently renovated […]
May 14, 2020

Norway plans to excavate a Viking ship burial for the first time in a century | MNN

The outline of a Viking ship is captured by georadar. The vessel is located under only 50 centimeters (roughly 20 inches) of topsoil. (Photo: NIKU/LBI ArchPro) […]
May 14, 2020

Why the rise of green chemistry matters | MNN

Green chemistry is an emerging focus among manufacturing industries that minimizes pollution at a molecular level. The idea is that companies can adopt new scientific processes […]
May 14, 2020

Old Polish barn transforms into a cool contemporary home

Poznań-based design studio mode:lina recently transformed a decrepit old barn into the Ślonsko Chałpa (Silesian House), a light-filled home that beautifully combines elements of the agricultural vernacular with […]
May 14, 2020

Tiny bivouac shelters mountaineers in Bosnia and Herzegovina

There are few things more satisfying than exploring the far-flung corners of the earth. However, both day hikers and long-term explorers know how important it can […]
May 13, 2020

Why the search for life on other planets depends on hydrogen | MNN

Right now, there are more than 4,000 known exoplanets and plenty of other possible planets that need to be assessed. While we’re not going to put […]