Articles and researches

March 19, 2021

Burning Man and LAGI unveil best eco-friendly proposals for Fly Ranch

The Burning Man Project and the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) have announced the top 10 proposals in the LAGI 2020 Fly Ranch design challenge, a […]
March 18, 2021

Recycled plastic wireless chargers work twice as fast as regular cables

U.K.-based Gomi first entered the design realm when it released the world’s first portable Bluetooth speaker made from plastic waste in 2018. The company sources its […]
March 18, 2021

SMART, NASA reveal METL airless tires

Tang, memory foam, cordless tools, invisible dental braces — space research is a gift that keeps on giving. Now, the SMART Tire Company has unveiled a […]
March 18, 2021

Critically endangered regent honeyeaters are losing their song

A recent study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B has revealed that the regent honeyeater has forgotten its song. The joyful bird, which was […]
March 18, 2021

This nature-inspired substation shows the beauty of industrial design

When you imagine beautiful architecture, you probably don’t think of electricity substations. Who would? But the new Terna station created by Pierattelli Architetture recently won an […]
March 18, 2021

NetZero mycelium orbs help increase carbon capture and more

It seems whatever the question is in nature, mycelium is the answer. For the past 12 years, a duo of mycologists has singularly focused on replicating […]
March 17, 2021

Maidla Nature Resort is a micro-hotel on stilts in Estonia

Located next to a woodland swamp at Rapla, Estonia and raised on 7-meter-high stilts, Maidla Nature Resort is a tiny treehouse-style retreat for just one or […]
March 17, 2021

Virginia bans cosmetic testing on animals

Starting January 1, 2022, the state of Virginia will no longer allow animal testing or the sale of cosmetics tested on animals. Thanks to Virginia Governor […]