Could these “wearable biospheres” help us survive on alien planets?

December 21, 2014 by  
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Nothing says “fashion forward” like a living garment designed to help support human life in outer space, right? MIT researchers and German designers teamed up to create these eye-catching 3D printed suits, intended to be packed with bacteria and algae. The concept is that the suit could provide the critical elements necessary to sustain life. Instead of a bulky traditional spacesuit, an adventurous space dweller would don one of these “Wanderers” that feeds on sunlight or waste. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags:

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Air Duster Alternative Ditches Cans, Chemicals

February 23, 2012 by  
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For years, gas dusters have been marketed under the name “compressed air,” when in actuality, the keyboard-cleaning canisters are packed with environmentally harmful chemicals that, if inhaled, can cause brain damaging effects. Plus, when finished,…

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Autodesk Draws Up a New Way to Set Carbon Footprint Goals

November 13, 2009 by  
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The Autodesk team announced this week it has devised a new way of setting goals to reduce its carbon footprint. It’s called the Corporate Finance Approach to Climate-Stabilizing Targets, or C-FACT, and the company hopes other businesses will adopt it and even help Autodesk make it better

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Take Care Using the Word ‘Sustainability’

November 13, 2009 by  
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The terms and concepts of sustainability and corporate social responsibility seem to have entered our everyday vocabulary and lifestyle, but these terms are packed with contextual meaning — and not everyone can have a conversation with a common understanding of these issues.

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