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This Robotic “Eel” Hunts Down the Source of Water Pollution

Source: inhabitat.com Published: July 27, 2017 by Jasmin Malik Chua Lake Geneva’s latest resident—all four feet of it—is neither man nor beast. Dubbed the Envirobot, the critter is a biomimetic robot designed by Swiss researchers to pinpoint the source of pollution in...

MIT Robot Swims Through Water and Gas Pipes to Detect Leaks

Source: treehugger.com Published: July 19, 2017 © MIT By Megan Treacy Beneath the cities around the world runs a complex web of pipes, carrying water and gas to buildings, homes and businesses. These miles of pipes are necessary to everyday life, but they are...

This Foldable Bike Helmet Is Made From Paper

Source: money.cnn.com Published: September 8, 2016 The EcoHelmet by Parija Kavilanz The popularity of bikesharing is booming among city commuters, thanks to the convenience — and affordability — of renting a bike on the go. But it has one glaring drawback....

Leaf Dinnerware to Replace Plastic and Styrofoam

Source: thehomestead.guru Published: May 17, 2016 By Catherine Bleish A University in Thailand has spent the past year developing a new type of waterproof bowl made of leaves. The women behind this leaf dinnerware felt called to design a replacement for Styrofoam when...

Eco Mushroom Is A Solar Streetlight That Can Absorb Vehicle Pollution

Source: inhabitat.com Published: January 4, 2016 Eco Mushroom by RISEpad can remove street pollution by Joe Roads are a highly polluted areas, with polluted air rising up and spreading across an area to create a blanket of toxic atmosphere – not to mention the impact...

Floating Seabin Trash Collector Could Rid the Oceans of Plastic Waste

Source: inhabitat.com Published: December 22, 2015 by Lidija Grozdanic The automated Seabin marine waste collector demonstrates how sometimes the simplest solutions are the most effective. The rubbish bin, designed to float in marinas, inland waterways, residential...