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We don’t have to be told a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is good for our health; it may be one of the few areas of science generally not up for debate, even if our adherence to the advice varies greatly.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Columbia University, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Vegetables, Nutrition, Brain, Memory, Age-Related, Diet
Due to their unique way of moving through the water, jellyfish are frequently used as inspiration for soft, water-based robots. Now, researchers have discovered that the flapping propulsion system of a robotic jellyfish is not only good for movement, but it can also draw small bits of debris up from the ocean floor without any contact. Such a robot could be useful for removing trash from delicate
We may soon be giving our unwanted eggshells to science, thanks to new research that has used the humble chicken eggshell to create a new bioactive material for making safe, effective bone grafts.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Bones
A study of 2,000 adults who have a relative aged 75 and over found 30 per cent claim their homes are brimming with the latest gizmos – bucking the stereotype […] The post Far from being ‘past it’, nation’s over 75s are tech savvy ‘gadget-holics’ appeared first on ShinyShiny.
Heatherwick Studio has revealed plans for its first public library. The building showcases a similar design language to previous projects by the high-profile British firm, such as Maggie's Leeds and Little Island, and will be defined by an eye-catching greenery covered exterior that invites visitors to walk on top of it all the way up to a rooftop terrace.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, L
Are you struggling with trauma and substance abuse? Mental health and addiction are closely linked, so it’s important to understand how trauma can lead to substance use. Knowing the connection […] The post What Is the Connection Between Trauma and Substance Abuse And How to Deal With It appeared first on ShinyShiny.
Last year, Samaya impressed mountaineers, ski tourers and backpackers the world over with the ultralight Assaut 2 tent, grabbing itself an ISPO Gold Award. Not two full years later, it's back in the award show seats for the new Radical 1, an even lighter, smaller tent that barely breaks half a kilogram while delivering near natural-disaster-proof levels of Dyneema and Cordura protection through t
We'd all like to think we go fast on the weekend, but Polaris sales manager Eric Borgen has the ultimate proof: it turns out he's been stuffing about with his buddies in the Arizona desert at a Baja 1000-winning pace.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: Polaris, Side-by-side, Racing, baja, Off-road, utv
from distorted sneakers and a fridge full of LSD beverages to video game consoles, gun swords, and robots are some of the artworks that take over the perrotin gallery. The post from distorted sneakers to LSD beverages & robots: MSCHF shows ‘no more tears, i’m lovin it’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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