Scientists Develop New Material That Could Cut Diesel’s Pollution By 45%

August 21, 2012 by  
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A team of engineers has managed to identify a material that could reduce the amount of pollution produced by diesel fuel -powered vehicles by 45%. The new material comes from a family of minerals called oxides , and could serve as a cheaper and cleaner alternative to the rare and expensive platinum that is currently used in diesel engines. Read the rest of Scientists Develop New Material That Could Cut Diesel’s Pollution By 45% Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Diesel Fuel , diesel pollution , nanostellar , oxide mullite , platinum , University of Texas dallas , world health organisation

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The Nido: A Nomadic Structure You Can Construct in a Snap!

August 21, 2012 by  
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Alessandro Zorzetto’s Nido is a portable  nomadic shelter  that can be popped up in a snap! Made with scrap materials and felt , Zorzetto’s design transforms from a stack of ho-hum materials into a seated area, a gazebo, a place for play and relaxation, or even a temporary home. Check out  the designer’s site to see a time lapse video of the structure being built! + Alessandro Zorzetto The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing!   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: NIDO , pop up architecture , pop up playgrounds , portable playgrounds , portable structures , rural boxx , temporary architecture

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