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  • architecture thriving on pollution.

    A building designed t0 grow a coat of ‘fur’ (comprised of airborne dust) on it’s outer surfaces via static electricity. don’t sneeze: “Dusty Relief, an edifice under construction in Bangkok which is surrounded by electrically charged wire that “grows fur” by statically attracting airborne filth. He has also conceived stealth habitats, hypothetical communities hidden from [...]

  • Plastic agriculture…

    In the June 15th issue of the journal Science, researchers at PNNL have been able to convert glucose found in plant cellulose into 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF), a basic building block for fuel, polyesters, and other petroleum-based chemicals. The main problem in creating this building block is that it is quite expensive to do, and the process [...]

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