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What do you do when you have too much garbage but not enough energy? Convert one into the other. That's the thinking behind the waste-to-energy plants that are beginning to pop up around the globe, and now the Government of Dubai has announced plans to build the world's largest...Continue Reading Dubai to build world's largest waste-to-energy plantCategory: EnergyTags: Alternative Ene
the concept behind the master plan proposal derives from the area’s original function as power plant node. The post MAUD’s electri-city proposal wins taiwan ecological power plant competition appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
If ships' hulls are covered in barnacles and other marine organisms, then those ships have to work harder, burn more fuel, and create more CO2 emissions in order to move through the water. While there are anti-biofouling paints that kill such organisms, they can also harm other marine life. That's why scientists from Australia's University of Sydney Nano Institute have created a plant-inspire
the plant shoes are rendered in a hyper-realistic state, with every facet of the sneaker pieced together with environmental materials.The post monsieur plant crafts reebok classic into flower sneakers appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota has announced it will build the world's first megawatt-scale carbonate fuel cell power generation plant with a hydrogen fueling station in California. This 'Tri-Gen" facility will use locally-sourced agricultural bio-waste to generate huge amounts of power, lots of hydrogen, and clean water. Yes, that probably means cow poop...Continue Reading Toyota to bu
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Plants are smarter than we give them credit for, with recent research revealing the clever techniques they use to sense and prepare for drought conditions, hunt out water and even learn from experience like animals. Now, a team from the University of Birmingham has discovered a cluster of cells in seeds that act like a brain to decide when the plant should sprout, in a find that could help im
A groundbreaking plant where carbon dioxide is sucked from the air before being resold has opened in Switzerland. Read more
climeworks have just opened their first plant, which filters 900 tonnes of C02 from the earth’s atmosphere and supplies it to greenhouses to grow vegetables.The post climeworks air-capturing plant takes C02 from the atmosphere and feeds it to vegetables appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
An Oregon-based plant retailer was just awarded almost one million dollars in actual damages by a federal jury in one of the biggest photography copyright wins of the year so far. Despite the strange circumstances of this case, it’s being called, “a huge win for artists, photographer, and creators.”According to PDN, the case revolves around the unauthorized use of 24 copyrighted 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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