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Trans fats, or trans fatty acids, are already known to be damaging to health, contributing to conditions like cardiovascular disease. Now we may know more about just how they cause this damage, as scientists at Tohoku University have found that certain fatty acids speed up cell death.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Fat cells, Cardiovascular, Cells, Apoptosis, Disease, Tohoku Unive
when both window walls are open, the design suggests a single plinth which floats above the forest floor. The post olson kundig’s lakeside ‘dragonfly’ house overlooks the pine forests of northern montana appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The US Army has reduced its Future Attack and Reconnaissance (FARA) competition to two contenders. Bell Helicopter Textron's 360 Invictus and Sikorsky Aircraft's Raider X have been given the green light to proceed to the prototype phase in search of a new "knife fighter" small assault helicopter to replace the Army's Bell OH-58 Kiowa scout helicopter.Continue ReadingCategory: Military, Technology
positioned on the old town’s medieval border, the new building intends to harmoniously coexist with the historic site. The post white concrete pillars clad emilio tuñón’s museum of contemporary art in cáceres, spain appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Steel stilts elevate Narula House, a British dwelling on banks of a River Thames tributary that has been designed by John Pardey Architects to endure flooding. Read more
Building games is one of the most fun ways to learn to code. It's especially true if you learn to code with Pico-8 games because its easy to get started. ...
Have a crossover, small van or wagon that would look great as a camper? The new Nomad Kitchen provides a solid foundation. Slimmer and more versatile than other camp kitchen boxes, the cooler-size box straps down neatly into a wide variety of vehicles, leaving room for a rotomolded cooler or fridge/freezer. At camp, its dual slide-outs give cooks a basic sink, drying rack and dual-burner stove.Co
My friend Jon Gilchrist and I were talking about cabin fever and ways to stay active while also socially distancing during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. He had the idea to come up with a route on Google Earth and Street View for me to bike and take a few pictures on.He only gave me written instructions in an email and I avoided looking at any maps as I went. The east/west streets in Chicago a
The new Ram Promaster-based Chongo conversion from Freedom Vans brings the feel of home to the inside of a van. It supports digital nomads with a solar-powered lithium electrical system and 4G boosting, packs a dual-block expandable kitchen that wraps the chef in food-prep space, and includes other amenities more common in residential living than van life. It's a warm, cozy motorhome that lets yo
this same flat-pack modular system was used in the construction of a hospital in wuhan which was completed in only ten days. The post in only 3 days, PAO constructs modular pop-up school in shenzhen: ‘plugin learning blox’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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