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  • Bbunik, a new pacifier to protect baby teeth!
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    Bbunik, a new pacifier to protect baby teeth!

    Bbunik, a new silicone orthodontic pacifier that protects babies’ teeth and corrects oral malformations, won the Silver Medal at the 2017 Concours Lépine in Paris. A great invention to help avoid spen...

  • Eco cooler: An eco-friendly air conditioner made of plastic bottles that does not use electricity
    At a glance 2 min

    Eco cooler: An eco-friendly air conditioner made of plastic bottles that does not use electricity

    It is made of used plastic bottles and does not require electricity: it’s the Eco-cooler, an eco-friendly and economical air conditioner. Do-it-yourself home-made air conditioning!...

  • An affordable plastic stethoscope
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    An affordable plastic stethoscope

    A team of Canadian researchers has developed a clinically-validated open source model for 3D printing very affordable plastic stethoscopes in under three hours. Intended for regions of the world with...

  • Artificial cartilage made from kevlar
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    Artificial cartilage made from kevlar

    Scientists from the University of Michigan and the University of Jiangnan in China have developed a hydrogel, made mainly from Kevlar, which is said to have the same properties as natural cartilage.  ...

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