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 17-year-old invents water purifier powered by the sun Australian teen's invention could help make clean water easy and affordable to access.

17-year-old invents water purifier powered by the sun Australian teen’s invention could help make clean water easy and affordable to access.

Australian teen Cynthia Lam wants to change the world, and she has come up with an invention that might help her do just that. Lam, a 17-year-old from Melbourne, always thought she was too young to make a difference. But in 2013, inspired by her love of chemistry and her fascination with female scientists such […]

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Plant-inspired tableware is made from bioplastics

  Designer Qiyan Deng has created a line of tableware that’s inspired by plants. Not only is the plastic made from cornstarch—known as PLA plastic—the shapes and colors imitate fruits and vegetables. Deng created the collection, called Graft, while working on her master’s degree at the University of Art and Design in Lausanne, Switzerland. Deng tells […]

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Lapka Personal Environment Monitor

We’re already carrying enough sensors to report our locations, record videos on the go, and measure the inner workings of our bodies. So the next step seems only natural — tracking the quality of the environment around us, from the air we breathe to the food we eat. That’s the idea behind the Lapka personal environment […]

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Lag dine egne boller av plastflasker

Vi har fått tilbakemeldinger på at bildene i  tidligere artikkel om disse plast bollene ikke syntes på mac. Vi legger derfor ut en ny artikkel som viser deg hvordan du enkelt kan lage de selv. PET is Polyethylene Terephthalate, which is a thermoplastic polymer. It can be re formed by heating. After heating process, it […]

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WELLSPRING BY MARTIN AZÚA

Wellspring is an invitation to investigate and understand the natural processes to restore the relationship with the environment. It simulates an ecosystem through soil, rocks and plants, able to recover its natural balance. Like raindrops falling on the inside of a cave, purified and enriched by the water lifecycle. (Numbered and signed series limited to […]

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