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Having lots of glass surfaces can brighten up a room, but it also lets in too much heat as well as neighbors’ prying eyes. A new metamaterial is not only more transparent to light, but adds privacy, cools the room inside, and automatically cleans itself.Continue ReadingCategory: Materials, ScienceTags: Metamaterials, Metamaterial, Glass, Transparency, Cooling, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, H
designboom speaks to paris 2024’s head of design joachim roncin on how he developed the uniform visual identities of the olympics and paralympics. The post joachim roncin on designing paris 2024 olympics and paralympics’ posters, medals and more appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
With the rise of COVID-19, the world learnt how being in close quarters with another person or people can increase the risk of infection with the virus. New research led by the University of Bristol in the UK has provided an answer to the question of how and why airborne respiratory viruses linger longer in enclosed spaces: carbon dioxide.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: University of Brist
engineers at the university of michigan have developed a foldable origami using laser-cut, load-bearing fiberboards that can be used as movable structures. The post foldable origami structure made of fiberboards can become bridges, moon habitats, and more appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the italian car designer marcello gandini, whose body of work includes models for lamborghini, ferrari and maserati, passed away at 85 on march 13th, 2024 in turin. The post remembering marcello gandini, italian car designer of lamborghini, ferrari, maserati and more appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Manufacturing the groundbreaking and extremely popular diabetes and weight-loss drug semaglutide – Ozempic, Wegovy – is a complex, slow process. Amid ongoing global shortages, researchers have developed a cheaper, faster method that produces ten times more of a therapeutically similar version of the in-demand drug.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Ozempic, Drug, Manufacturing, The F
Photo: Richard ButlerNikon has released firmware version 1.60 for the Z fc , which includes a few tweaks and creature comforts for the 2021 camera.Buy now:$997 w/ 16-50mm at Amazon$997 w/ 16-50mm B&H Photo $997 w/ 16-50mm at AdoramaThe update adds a variety of new 'welcome screens' which are displayed when the camera turns on, if the feature is enabled. It also adds background color options f
renault’s 5 movements is a collaboration with five french mobility startups, resulting in a surfboard with electric hydrofoil, bicycle motocross and more. The post renault’s latest electric series is made up of snow bike, foldable sailboat, jet ski and more appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the hotel features 25 uniquely curated rooms and five long-stay suites, each paying homage to a renowned designer and one of the five stylistic movements of the 20th century. The post interno marche hotel lauds italian design with 400 iconic pieces by de lucchi, ponti & more appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
brilliant labs’ frame AI glasses, a lightweight wearable technology powered by openAI, feature AR lenses with microOLED capabilities. The post open-source AR glasses use AI to translate languages, detect images, search web and more 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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