Wind intercepted by the turbine is proportional to the square of its blade length. However, the maximum blade length of a turbine is limited by both the strength and stiffness of its material. The industry is looking to material advances...
People with disabilities are too often stuck buying expensive gadgets to improve their daily lives. Worse, those gadgets may be poorly designed and fabricated. For Enabled By Design, a nonprofit specializing in "good design [that] can support people to live as independently...
A plastic with a texture inspired by the structure of a moth's eye has been developed by researchers at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, a research institute of Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research, working with commercial partners.
Researchers from the University of Exeter are working with Coca-Cola Enterprises on a groundbreaking study with 20 households in Great Britain and France to observe at-home recycling behaviors. The study will seek to understand why recycling...
Hong Kong launched a ten-year plan to reduce waste by 40 percent per person as part of efforts to catch up with other leading Asian cities and avert a looming environmental crisis. The government's "blueprint" document proposed reaching its reduction target by expanding...
When the term "sustainability" was introduced to interior design, it posed an ethical challenge to the industry as a climate conscious market emphasized natural materials, recycling was vital and plastic became the sworn enemy. Today, a material that was recently seen as...
Bioremediation is an important approach to waste reduction that relies on biological processes to break down a variety of pollutants. This is made possible by the vast metabolic diversity of the microbial world. To explore this diversity...
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