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30/01/18

Artificial cartilage made from Kevlar

Scientists have developed a hydrogel, made mainly from Kevlar, which is said to have the same properties as natural cartilage.
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30/01/18

Aeklys, a ring unlike any other

At the CES 2018 trade fair in Las Vegas, recently-formed French company Icare Technologies presented a rather surprising new connected tool: Aeklys, a smart ring offering the possibility of making contactless payments, among others.
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30/01/18

Shoal tent: sleeping on water

A newcomer has made its arrival in the world of outdoor activities: the half tent, half raft Shoal Tent is an inflatable and floating raft-tent and a new way of going camping.
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Clock

Clock

30/01/18

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Stool

Stool

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Speaker

Speaker

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USB Hub

USB Hub

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Wine-rack

Wine-rack

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Stool

Stool

04/01/18

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Lampshade

Lampshade

04/01/18

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Vase

Vase

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Armchair

Armchair

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Spoon

Spoon

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Rocking-chair

Rocking-chair

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Illuminated Christmas tree

Illuminated Christmas tree

30/11/17

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Saxophone

Saxophone

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Storage box

Storage box

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Lampshade

Lampshade

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Sports-textiles: polymers in the lead

Sports-textiles: polymers in the lead

At a time when sport is hailed as the favourite leisure activity in France, the sports-textiles industry is a growing market fostering innovation. Take a look at the classic materials that made history and the new technical, connected and intelligent materials that will make history.

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Plastic Viewpoints

Sea2see: from plastic marine litter to recycled plastic glasses

Sea2see: from plastic marine litter to recycled plastic glasses

An interview with François van den Abeele, Founder and manager of Sea2see Eyewear, a company manufacturing recycled plastic glasses from plastic marine litter.

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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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Greatest Hits

The “La Marie” chair: an ode to transparency

The “La Marie” chair: an ode to transparency

Created in 1999 by Philippe Starck, under the name “La Marie”, and produced by Kartell, it was the world’s first entirely transparent chair, made in polycarbonate from a single…

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