Idénergie’s River Turbine Generates Energy from Flowing Water

A fresh new project on Kickstarter takes on the ancient idea of water mills and creates a modern river turbine that can provide cheap and...

Novel bio-inspired materials to substitute plastics

Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) developed a novel approach to manufacture biodegradable substitutes for plastic. The team make use of...
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NASA’s Origami Solar Panels

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory researchers engineered solar panels inspired by the Japanese paper folding art, Origami. They are light, foldable and easily deployable. As far as...

Cellulose Nanopaper – Strong, Light and Green Alternative to Metals

New paper-like material made of cellulose is much stronger than metal, and could one day replace it. Alternative eco-friendly materials that can replace metals are...

How to Keep Food Cool Without Electricity

Evaporative cooling was used as early as the Old Kingdom of Egypt, around 2500 B.C. As you can imagine, a clay pot cooler does...

Urban farming: growing vegetables on the rooftop of a car park

Singapore is a small country in South-East Asia--practically a city state, where the urban centre dominates most of the island. Land is a scarce...

India Unveils its Second Green Airport

Indian Prime Minister, Sri Narendra Modi, has inaugurated India's second green airport in Vadodara last Saturday. The first one was unveiled in Kochi last...

Recycled Wood Pallets Used to Build Attractive Pavilion

It may be arguable as to whether wooden pallets actually make good building materials, but the fact remains that they are capable of a...

Quilo – An Innovative and Energy Efficient Evaporative Cooler Hits Market

Evaporative air coolers are a very good energy efficient alternative to classic, freon air conditioners. In fact, our own bodies are cooled by transpiration...

ADAK Trailer – The Ultimate Off-Grid Camping Adventure

If you are looking for a camping adventure, which is more than a couple of weeks long and away from muggles, then your best...