Articles and researches

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 […]
May 13, 2020

Moths are the unsung heroes of pollination | MNN

Meet the pollinator that does its best work at night. That’s right. The modest moth. You may have been expecting something a little flashier. A firefly, […]
May 13, 2020

20 miles of Seattle streets will soon close permanently to most cars | MNN

Seattle, a city well-known for its embrace of sustainable transportation initiatives, is moving to permanently close 20 miles of streets to nonessential traffic. The move, expected […]
May 13, 2020

Architects squeeze 2 energy-efficient homes into a narrow infill lot in Toronto

Toronto-based firm baulkultur/ca has unveiled a pair of beautiful homes built into a very narrow infill lot in Toronto. With just 25 feet of width to work […]