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GAC debuts the real-life model of its hydrogen ERA concept car during the guangzhou auto show which features reversible interior seats allowing everyone to face each other. The post from ocean to road, GAC adds plastic, seaweed & bio-based materials to hydrogen ERA car appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
soil from mino, japan, has been filtered through unglazed clay to the same size as seaweed to craft pigmented tiles from cotton, silk, and wool. The post studio bycolor deconstructs seaweed pigment to craft tiles with japanese paper-making techniques appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A new study has found that bioactive compounds in brown seaweed, local to South Australia, inhibited the breakdown of essential skin proteins and significantly increased collagen levels compared to commercially available anti-skin-aging agents. It paves the way for more effective natural health and skincare products.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Seaweed, anti-ag
in the reykjavik EDITION hotel, fashion designers transform dried icelandic seaweed into a streetwear, from buttoned jacket and high-waist skirt to plaid trousers and a handbag. The post streetwear made from dried seaweed shows algae’s future in fashion at reykjavik EDITION appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
'less, light, local' gives rise to discarded ita nori seaweed as a sustainable design material rooted in japanese heritage. The post we+ revives contaminated seaweed as luminous installation using japanese handicrafts appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
ESA's Sentinel-2 satellite is tracking what may be the largest bloom of Sargassum seaweed ever recorded as it drifts toward the US East Coast, threatening to dump millions of tons of rotting vegetation on thousands of miles of beaches.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: ESA, Environment, Marine Biology, Seaweed, Environment
While the farming of salmon does help take pressure off wild stocks, the feed used to raise the fish still isn't entirely sustainably sourced. That may change, however, thanks to nutrient-rich worms that eat readily available seaweed.Continue ReadingCategory: Good Thinking, LifestyleTags: SINTEF, Fish, Aquaculture, Seaweed, Sustainable
It has long been known that insects such as bees help plants reproduce, by spreading pollen from one plant to another. Now, however, a similar arrangement has been discovered in the undersea world – involving red algae and tiny crustaceans.Continue ReadingCategory: Biology, ScienceTags: CNRS, Algae, Reproduction, Evolution


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