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Soundshield: a unique dual-purpose helmet

30/03/17

Soundshield: a unique dual-purpose helmet

A group of young Argentineans has created the Soundshield, a new helmet for fans of music and extreme sports: a protective, designer-helmet equipped with high-quality, removable Bluetooth headphones.read more

The magic anti-oil spill sponge

30/03/17

The magic anti-oil spill sponge

Researchers at an American centre have developed a small sponge that could solve the problem of oil spills, as it is able to absorb oil without absorbing water.read more

Recycled plastic tiles

30/03/17

Recycled plastic tiles

Lightweight, easy to assemble, and affordable. All of these are the main advantages of the recycled plastic tiles from Spanish company Roofeco systems.read more

A breathable and colourful 3D cast

28/02/17

A breathable and colourful 3D cast

The market for 3D printing in the medical industry is expanding and the creation of external medical devices, such as hearing aids, dental prostheses and prostheses for replacing amputated limbs are emerging as the most popular applications for the technology.read more

A new kind of photovoltaic panel

28/02/17

A new kind of photovoltaic panel

There are many different electricity-producing technologies in the world of photovoltaic panels. One of these is Concentrating Photovoltaic technology (CPV) which uses a small number of high-performance solar cells...read more

Vegan leather: chic and ethical

28/02/17

Vegan leather: chic and ethical

Veganism, a movement born in the United Kingdom in the 1940s, consists of refusing all types of animal exploitation.read more

Lascaux 4, larger than life!

31/01/17

Lascaux 4, larger than life!

Closed to the public since 1963 for conservation purposes, the Lascaux cave in France was entirely reconstructed in a building dedicated to parietal art. read more

Space parachute

31/01/17

Space parachute

Exo-Brake is a technology developed by NASA mainly aimed at returning satellites and payloads, placed in orbit, back to Earth using the technique of airbraking.read more

A shelter made from plastic bricks

31/01/17

A shelter made from plastic bricks

Oscar Mendez, a Colombian architect and entrepreneur, came up with the idea of building houses for the homeless using recycled waste plastic.read more

Hippo Roller reinvents the wheel

02/01/17

Hippo Roller reinvents the wheel

The Hippo Roller, a plastic water tank that can be rolled around thanks to a metal handle, is celebrating its 25th anniversary.read more

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