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Artificial-turf sports and playground fields may be more durable and require less maintenance than those covered in natural grass, but they also get very hot during warm weather. Scientists have devised a natural method of cooling them – and the cities they're in – using rainwater stored beneath the turf.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: Cooling, Sports, Rain, Water Conservation
The application of crushed rock to farmers' fields may not only reduce greenhouse gases, it could also boost crop yields by up to 16%. These are the findings of a new study conducted by scientists from the University of Sheffield’s Leverhulme Centre for Climate Change Mitigation.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: University of Sheffield, Agriculture, Crops, Plants, Carbon Sequestration
ECHO's textured surface absorbs hot wax infused with red pigment to symbolize the fragility of nature and humanity. The post gregory orekhov revives dead spruce tree as vibrant canvas in moscow fields appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The intensely hot interior of planets isn’t somewhere you’d expect to find snow, but scientists do suspect that “iron snow” falls on the Earth’s core. Now, a new study has modeled the dynamics in the lab and found that iron snow could make magnetic fields switch on and off in some planets.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Geology, Earth, Earth core, Metals, Planet, Magnetic field
the work takes shape to evoke the architectural symbol of the bell-tower translated through a contemporary lens. The post symphonie pastorale: a modern bell-tower rises over the endless fields of rural france appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
alan chu arquitectura renovates the 'alcerim house' to celebrate the natural context with the modernist heritage of brasília. The post this ‘alecrim house’ hotel is nestled among lavender fields outside brasilia appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the withering flowers are replaced daily, their various hues of orange and recalling a glistening sunset on the horizon. The post ulf mejergren crafts picnic hut from thousands of hand-picked dandelions in swedish fields appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The possibilities for 3D printing are immense and cut across various industries. However, certain sectors have been quicker to embrace its potential. Let’s delve into five industries that are actively experimenting with […] The post 5 fields being propelled by the power of 3D printing appeared first on ShinyShiny.
the cafe is conceived as an adaptable space where dining, architecture, and agriculture coexist in harmony. The post bodinchapa architects integrates naya cafe into the ever-changing rice fields in thailand appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
While crop plants do sequester some atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) via photosynthesis, they could always use a bit of help. California-based startup Andes is aiming to provide that help, by putting carbon-capturing microbes in the soil of farmers' fields.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Carbon Sequestration, Farming, Agriculture, Crops, Plants, Micro 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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