Cloudprime running shoes will incorporate captured-carbon-based foam

Although there are now a number of systems that capture carbon emissions from smokestacks, many people may still wonder – what is that captured carbon used for? Well, Swiss company On is making shoes out of the stuff.

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“Shock absorber for the knee” implant shows promise in clinical trial

Treatments for osteoarthritis-related knee pain range from medication all the way up to knee joint replacement. The recently trialled Misha Knee System is intended to help fill the gap between those extremes, by acting as an implanted shock absorber.

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Saildrone chases first Category 4 hurricane of 2022 season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has again joined forces with Saildrone to chase hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean using unmanned surface vehicles, and captured footage from inside the first Category 4 storm of the 2022 season.

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Record label launches vinyl album with built-in guitar effects pedal

We have to admit that being able to plug a guitar cable into a vinyl record to tap into onboard effects hasn't really been on our wishlist. But now that Romanus Records and ADD Pedals have actually built such a thing, we so want one.

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George Lucas’ ambitious Museum of Narrative Art set for 2025 opening

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art has undergone as many twists and turns as a Hollywood script since it was unveiled in 2014. Having missed its planned 2021 completion date, the ambitious project is now set for a 2025 opening.

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Optoma gets in the game with responsive 4K gaming projector

In the gaming world, snappy onscreen visuals could mean the difference between victory and defeat. Optomo has launched a new 4K UHD short-throw gaming projector with a fast refresh rate and low input lag for players looking to game large.

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Lithium resource squeeze could put the brakes on decarbonization

As the EV revolution speeds up, and big battery projects ramp up to stabilize power grids running on intermittent renewables, global demand for lithium batteries will rise sixfold in the next 10 years. But can the world actually supply the materials?

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