Adidas and Allbirds, the sneaker startup, are joining forces to design a performance shoe with the lowest carbon footprint ever.
Chocolate Just Got Even Better
A Swiss research team has found a way to create iridescent chocolate with shimmering rainbow hues.
Inside the World's First Regenerative Highway
Since ancient times, humans have been altering the environment to create throughways for the transport of food and goods, not to mention travel and military defense. But over the course of thousands of years, little has changed regarding the way roads are built. It’s still a necessity to clear trees and disrupt layers of earth to make way for smoother, more durable foundations, but at what cost?
Some scientists are turning to ultraviolent germicidal irradiation, similar to bringing the power of sunlight indoors, to zap pathogens out of the air in public spaces in hopes of curbing the spread of coronavirus infections.
The Life of Lizards
Lizards may offer leads on evolution, a new study shows, drawing on data in countries struck by hurricanes that suggests cataclysmic weather can reshape entire species.
The Role of 3D Printing In the Coronavirus Crisis
Two Italian engineers—founders of a company that makes items such as earthquake sensors and silicone bandages—take their country's ventilator valve shortage into their own hands.
Finnish design brand Marimekko, known for maximalist prints, partnered with a fabric innovation startup to develop wood pulp-based fabric, which requires 99% less water than cotton production. Plus, each garment can be recycled or composted at the end of its lifecycle.
How Will Driverless Cars Change City Streets?
There's no shortage of speculative plans that reimagine the future screetscape. But is it a road to nowhere?
House Of Dots
LEGO invited artist Camille Walala to create a whimsical public art installation in London, which incorporates the brand's new 2D tiles: LEGO DOTs.
Researchers at Northwestern University are collaborating with the United States Army to develop a cotton fabric that rapidly neutralizes deadly nerve agents.
These Sleeping Pods Come With A Steep Price
Would you pay $1,000 to call a 50-square-foot 'sleeping pod' home? One developer is betting that the answer is yes, given his proposal for a housing project in San Francisco that features 88 dormitory-style pods in the lower level of two apartment buildings.
Avatar On Wheels
Mercedes-Benz unveiled a futuristic concept car inspired by the film "Avatar" at CES, and it's as groundbreaking as the movie.
Rolls-Royce is redefining the nature of air travel with its all-electric airplane, which can reach speeds of up to 300 mph.
3D Printing Is Revolutionizing Healthcare
As 3D printing gains momentum across sectors, it's proving to be a game-changer in healthcare. The technology is making costly prosthetics more accessible and improving neonatal care with 3D-printed holders for syringes used to feed premature babies.
May The Force Be With You
Who doesn't love the idea of a Star Wars design collaboration with Porsche? The luxury car manufacturer recently teamed up with Lucasfilm designers to create a new starfighter model, which will be unveiled at the "Rise of Skywalker" premiere in L.A.