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If you've been wondering how to track your bats, wonder no longer. A team of researchers led by the University of Helsinki has used new miniaturized GPS tags to keep tabs on desert bats as they fly about in Sibiloi National Park, Northern Kenya. By plotting the movement of the night fliers, the study is designed to provide new insights into how they adapt to drier times of the year... Cont
the design appears like timber boxes stacked on top of each another, with the volumes getting smaller as they reach the final level. The post felippi wyssen stacks black timber volumes to build gatternweg apartment in switzerland appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Brazilian studio Atelier Branco has completed a glass house among a rainforest in São Paulo with a rooftop terrace for the resident "to read and smoke a cigar looking at the stars". Read more
While fecal transplants are being cautiously explored by mainstream scientists as novel treatments for everything from autism to inflammatory bowel disease, a new study led by University of Queensland researchers is suggesting the technique may help koalas in Australia adapt to new habitats... Continue Reading How fecal transplants may save Australia’s threatened koala population Category
the project was designed in response to the need for increased flood protection along the elbe river in hamburg. The post zaha hadid architects completes topographical river promenade in hamburg appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
In this classic game mechanic postmortem, veteran dev Jamie Fristrom breaks down how the acclaimed web-swinging mechanics in Treyarch's 2004 game Spider-Man 2 were designed and implemented. ...
India's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft has successfully made orbit around the Moon. The ambitious mission, which is comprised of an orbiter, a lander, and a rover, has the goal of shedding new light on the creation and evolution of Earth's closest celestial neighbor... Continue Reading India's Chandrayaan-2 mission achieves lunar orbit ahead of Moon landing Category: Space Tags: Moon
kary one design was commissioned to link children’s education with an aesthetic environment resulting in the blossom school. The post kary one design fills school in china with soft shapes and pastel shades appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Click here to read part three of my Olympus E-M1X Field Test For close to 30 years now, I've been a huge motorsports fan, but I've long had a box I wanted to check off the list. I'd attended a good few Formula One races in Europe and the USA, as well as the Indy 500, but the closest I'd ever been to a NASCAR race was a single practice session I'd attended in
In this week's comments update, readers are unsure if MVRDV's plan to cover the walls of a Dutch housing development in potted plants is wise. Read more is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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