Articles and researches

January 27, 2021

Air pollution could increase risk of irreversible blindness

A study published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology has revealed that exposure to air pollution increases the risk of blindness in older adults. The study […]
January 27, 2021

Biden to issue new directives on climate change

President Joe Biden is expected to issue additional executive orders by end of the day today that will kickstart the process of combating climate change. Part […]
January 27, 2021

Sneci houseboat leaves no footprint while floating on Lake Tisza

Sneci isn’t your typical summer home, considering it doesn’t even come with a foundation. Then again, a foundation isn’t needed for this floating escape located on […]
January 27, 2021

Wooden canopy in Calgary uses 3D-printed light fixtures

The city of Calgary’s downtown core houses government buildings, museums, arts commons and the City Building Design Lab, a collaborative research satellite for the University of Calgary’s School […]
January 26, 2021

ESUB Tracks is a smart, solar-powered bicycle helmet concept

Germany-based design firm WertelOberfell has teamed up with material scientists, material suppliers, end-users and manufacturers to develop ESUB Tracks, a conceptual design for a smart bicycle helmet powered […]
January 26, 2021

Amazon rainforest is becoming a carbon source due to deforestation

The Amazon rainforest is nearing a tipping point, at which it will be a carbon source rather than a carbon sink. Researchers have predicted that carbon […]
January 26, 2021

Global ice melt is in line with the IPCC worst-case scenario

Ice around the world is now melting at a record rate, according to recent research findings published in the journal The Cryosphere. According to Thomas Slater, lead […]
January 26, 2021

Construction of Europe’s largest vertical farm is underway

The first phase of construction on the new Nordic Harvest vertical farm has been completed after just 6 months of work. Once finished, the facility will […]