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02/05/18

Tropicalia, a grandiose and unique greenhouse project

Tropicalia, the world’s largest tropical greenhouse built under a single dome, is expected to be completed by 2021 in northern France.
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02/05/18

ECONYL®, a nylon thread made from plastic waste

Converting used fishing nets and other discarded nylons into technical fibres to make swimsuits, carpets and other textile products, is the innovative project pursued by Italian company Aquafil.
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02/05/18

An affordable plastic stethoscope

A team of Canadian researchers has developed a clinically-validated open source model for 3D printing very affordable plastic stethoscopes in under three hours.
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Bag

Bag

02/05/18

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Suspension

Suspension

02/05/18

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Keep-fresh box

Keep-fresh box

02/05/18

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Tables and chairs

Tables and chairs

02/05/18

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placemats

placemats

01/05/18

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Ladle

Ladle

31/03/18

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Dish

Dish

31/03/18

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Suspension

Suspension

31/03/18

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Ceiling light

Ceiling light

31/03/18

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 Airtight box

Airtight box

31/03/18

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Floor lamp

Floor lamp

26/02/18

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nightlight

nightlight

26/02/18

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Armchair

Armchair

26/02/18

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Lantern

Lantern

26/02/18

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Picket, a designer movable partition

Picket, a designer movable partition

26/02/18

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Plastics take the stage

Plastics take the stage

Polymers have succeeded in making themselves indispensable in some of the last places one might expect. In the entertainment world, their textures and colours work wonders in providing enjoyment to spectators seeking emotion.

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Plastic Viewpoints

“Finding the right materials helps us to convey emotion to the audience”

“Finding the right materials helps us to convey emotion to the audience”

An interview with Catherine Lagacé, Materials Library & Connectivité and Rino Côté Coordinator, Research & Development Adviser at Cirque du Soleil.

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Eco Plastics

Plastic  waste: desperately seeking solutions

Plastic waste: desperately seeking solutions

While Quentin and Matthieu identify good ideas for recycling plastics during their round-the-world bicycle tour, local and innovative plastic waste management initiatives are appearing all over the world.

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The portable record player, the most popular toy of the 1960s!

The portable record player, the most popular toy of the 1960s!

The portable record player was a favourite in toys among children between the late 1960s and the 1980s. This portable electrophone, which only played 45s, made it possible to take your music with…

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