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The padel, the increasingly popular racket sport
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The padel, the increasingly popular racket sport

Chances are that you will answer in the affirmative when asked “have you heard of padel?”, and chances are that you will have confused “paddle”, which is played on water, and “padel”, a racket sport h...
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  • Safe skiing with Neopolen E
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    Safe skiing with Neopolen E

    These crash mats with a core of Neopolen® E provide greater safety on ski slopes and downhill runs. Designed by the Austrian sports goods company Berger, the crash mats contain a specially-designed ho...

  • 200,000 cigarette butts = 1 easy chair
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    200,000 cigarette butts = 1 easy chair

    In May 2012, Tom Szaky, the young American CEO of TerraCycle, launched a huge scheme for recycling cigarette butts in North America. Building on its success, he now aims to see how it unfolds in Europ...

  • Stay safe, look cool
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    Stay safe, look cool

    Wear a bike helmet? “Too bulky”, is the oft-heard cry from bareheaded urban cyclists, putting them at bigger risk of injury in an accident. Because they cannot easily be packed away, many users often ...

  • Artificial blood vessels are on the way!
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    Artificial blood vessels are on the way!

    Research by German scientists has enabled them to create a sort of small plastic straw that can be used as an artificial blood vessel. The three-year project, dubbed "Biorap" and involving five depart...

  • A new flexible aerogel
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    A new flexible aerogel

    Aerogel is a nanostructure material that is 99.8% air, making it the lightest solid in the world. Its big value is the exceptional insulation it delivers. The only snag is that the conventional sil...

  • The bendy tablet is coming
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    The bendy tablet is coming

    A paper-thin tablet that will bend without breaking has been developed by researchers at Canada’s Queen's University in collaboration with Plastic Logic and Intel Labs. The "PaperTab" - a new spin ...

  • Urban Chameleon, 1 solution, 3 possibilities!
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    Urban Chameleon, 1 solution, 3 possibilities!

    Italian designer Chiara Daniele has designed a multifunction concept that not only fulfills basic transportation needs, but also provides a place of safety to young kids within the four walls. Call...

  • The « WaterPyramid » solution
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    The « WaterPyramid » solution

    The Dutch firm Aqua-Aero WaterSystems (AAWS) has developed a “WaterPyramid” still that can be installed in countries where water is not fit for human consumption.  The WaterPyramid makes use of sim...

  • A panel in the pond
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    A panel in the pond

    Osesol, a Lyon-based company has just applied for a patent on floating photovoltaic panels – an original and innovative design:  “the floating, economical, ecological and adaptable water photovoltaic ...

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