Articles and researches

January 13, 2021

An autism-friendly hospital emphasizes nature for resiliency and healing

Charleston, South Carolina has raised the bar for inclusive healthcare design with the opening of the new Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Shawn Jenkins Children’s […]
January 13, 2021

2 gorillas at the San Diego Zoo test positive for COVID-19

Two gorillas have tested positive for COVID-19 for the first time since the pandemic started. The gorillas showed symptoms, including coughing, at the San Diego Zoo […]
January 13, 2021

Trump’s name found scraped into a manatee’s back

Manatees resemble half-ton potatoes, but researchers can tell them apart. According to Patrick Rose, aquatic biologist and executive director for Save the Manatee Club, most adult […]
January 13, 2021

Mint Tiny Homes’ Loft Edition model is full of natural light

For those who love the idea of a tiny home but hate the thought of feeling cramped inside a small space, the Loft Edition model from […]
January 13, 2021

LEED Gold-targeted Knight Campus advances scientific innovation

The University of Oregon recently welcomed the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, a 160,000-square-foot campus built to accelerate groundbreaking scientific discovery and […]
January 12, 2021

Studio Rygalik’s Circula bench uses sustainable materials

Designed by Tomek Rygalik, Circula is a circular bench made from sustainable materials such as FSC-certified wood, recycled plastic and phosphate steel. Round in shape and with […]
January 12, 2021

50 countries pledge to conserve 30% of land and water

The High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People has made a pledge to protect 30% of the land and water on Earth by 2030 to […]
January 12, 2021

Bee-killing pesticide approved for emergency use in the UK

The U.K. government is reversing a ban on a dangerous pesticide. The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) and British Sugar lobbied hard to get a product containing […]