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Democracy in Design: Patty Johnson’s Vodunuvo

For many designers creation is their greatest gift to society. For Patty Johnson, the gift of giving developing countries an outlet for their own self-sustained designs just keeps giving. Through her global endeavors, she has s...
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Glowing Plants: Natural Lighting with no Electricity

Create GLOWING PLANTS using synthetic biology and Genome Compiler’s software – the first step in creating sustainable natural lighting. What is Synthetic Biology? All living organisms contain an instruction set that...
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LED Light Bulbs Come of Age

LED light bulbs which have been heralded for combining superior quality lighting with extreme energy and cost savings are now becoming increasingly affordable and are close to the tipping point of mass adoption. The 60 watt bul...
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Passivhaus: The Passively Heated Home

Imagine a house that is so well designed and insulated that it maintains a 70 degree air temperature regardless of the outdoor air temperature. All of this in spite of not having a conventional furnace or heating system. This i...
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The Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Lithium Ion: Clearing the Air

Over the past few months the media has focused much negative attention on the travails of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  While on one hand this plane has solely ushered in a new era in aviation history by virtue of it’s agg...
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