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Keep warm in a polyethylene “igloo”

30/03/18

Keep warm in a polyethylene “igloo”

Insulating polyethylene foam and aluminium sheets: although it is a precarious solution for those who have no roof over their heads in winter, it enables them to sleep in a dry and warm environment.read more

Noah, when technology rhymes with ecology

30/03/18

Noah, when technology rhymes with ecology

Electric, bio-sourced, recyclable and 3D printed. All of these words describe Noah, an ambitious concept car designed by a team of students from the Eindhoven University of Technology (the Netherlands).read more

Solar panels that work in the rain

30/03/18

Solar panels that work in the rain

Chinese researchers have recently developed a solution enabling photovoltaic panels to produce energy even in the rain and without any sunlight!read more

Environmentally-friendly dugout made in Plastic

28/02/18

Environmentally-friendly dugout made in Plastic

In Cameroon, a young engineer has invented an environmentally-friendly dugout made from used plastic bottles collected in the streets of Douala.read more

My-AIS beacon: small but effective!

28/02/18

My-AIS beacon: small but effective!

Syrlinks, a specialist in designing cutting-edge technologies for personal security and space communications, recently created the world’s smallest distress beacon for use at sea.read more

Organic solar films on the roof!

28/02/18

Organic solar films on the roof!

A first in the west of France, where the world’s largest photovoltaic installation has just been installed on the roof of a secondary school. read more

Artificial cartilage made from Kevlar

30/01/18

Artificial cartilage made from Kevlar

Scientists from the University of Michigan and the University of Jiangnan in China have developed a hydrogel, made mainly from Kevlar, which is said to have the same properties as natural cartilage.read more

Aeklys, a ring unlike any other

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.read more

Shoal tent: sleeping on water

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.read more

A plasticotek at the ADAM

03/01/18

A plasticotek at the ADAM

The ADAM, that unique place in Brussels dedicated to the design of the 20th century, is celebrating its second anniversary. To celebrate the event in style, the 13th of December saw the unveiling of a new space devoted to education and the discovery of plastics: the Plasticotekread more

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