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Patch That Could Cure Your Peanut Allergy Up For FDA Approval-1

Patch that could cure your peanut allergy problem up for FDA approval

Nearly 15 million people suffer from food allergies in the United States alone. Of them, around 1.5 million children exhibit severe, and sometimes life-threatening, allergic reactions to peanuts. As part of a recent research, a team of French scientists has developed a special patch that could potentially cure peanut allergies, if used long enough. What…



Artist Envisions Star Wars Characters As Ancient Greek Statues-1

Artist Travis Durden envisions Star Wars characters as ancient Greek statues

Travis Durden’s art is slightly unusual, to say the least. He is known to seamlessly combine his love for iconic Greek sculptures and contemporary pop culture into artworks that are altogether unique and a tad bit outlandish. In his latest collection, for instance, the artist re-imagines some of the greatest Star Wars characters as ancient Greek…




Underwater Mine-Hunting Robot By Thales-1

French and British governments to jointly develop autonomous underwater mine-hunting robots

In an highly-anticipated joint venture program, the governments of France and Britain have come together to build a prototype autonomous system, capable of locating and neutralizing naval mines and other Underwater Improvised Explosive Devices (or UWIEDs). Part of a 2012 agreement between the two countries, the project aims at providing high-tech mine countermeasures systems to the…


Planning Korea's L’air Nouveau de Paris-1

Planning Korea’s L’air Nouveau de Paris envisions a sustainable Paris with futuristic egg-shaped towers

Taking cue from Vincent Callebaut's mind-boggling "Smart City" design, Planning Korea, a Seoul-based architectural firm, has undertaken the task of transforming Paris into a breathtakingly modern and sustainable city of the future. The plan, known as L’air Nouveau de Paris (meaning "New Paris air"), proposes the installation of gigantic egg-shaped metallic structures, over a total area of 41,882-sq-ft (approx.…


Cantilever Wooden Counter by Atelier JMCA-1

Atelier JMCA designs prism-shaped wooden counter that doubles as a hanging table

When French architectural studio, Atelier JMCA, was given the task of furnishing a small restaurant, in Paris, the firm's design team came up with an incredibly creative solution for its space-related problems. Instead of a bulky table, that takes up most of the available floor space, the innovators, at Atelier JMCA, created an ingenious, prism-shaped bar that doubles…




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