Articles and researches

March 26, 2020

Scientists get closer to artificial photosynthesis for renewable energy

Scientists at Berkeley Lab are getting close to a long-held goal of using artificial photosynthesis to generate renewable energy from the carbon dioxide in our atmosphere. […]
March 26, 2020

Vincent Callebaut unveils bioclimatic LEED-Gold timber tower

Known for their love of infusing modern structures with an abundance of greenery, the prolific Paris-based practice Vincent Callebaut Architectures has just unveiled their latest sustainable design. […]
March 26, 2020

Open-source CURA to turn shipping containers into emergency COVID-19 units

Hospitals overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic could find a much-needed capacity lifeline in retrofitted shipping containers. An international task force, comprised of designers, engineers, medical professionals […]
March 26, 2020

Walking is the calming, restorative activity we need right now | MNN

I’ve been walking quite a bit lately — maybe you have too. It’s more like rambling, really, in the English novel sense of the word, except […]
March 26, 2020

Floating ICEBERG creatively confronts global warming

In summer 2019, a surprising sight popped up on a New Hampshire lake — ICEBERG, a floating, iceberg-shaped pavilion made of locally sourced wood and recycled […]
March 26, 2020

When music speaks to you, your brain syncs up with the musician’s | MNN

Ever been to a concert and feel like you’ve been possessed by the performance? Your toes tap, your body sways and your head bobs to the […]
March 25, 2020

9 clever Little Free Pantries | MNN

A Little Free Pantry movement is a “grassroots, crowd-sourced solution to immediate and local need.” The pantries — which get their name from the popular Little […]
March 25, 2020

Volkswagen revamps classic 1960s microbus into a cool electric ride

Volkswagen campers have been the choice of many road warriors since the 1950s. Now, the iconic car manufacturer has just unveiled an electric option of the […]