Posts Categorized: Material Science

Concrete tiles redirect rainwater to plants

An architecture firm have designed a modular concrete sidewalk tile with holes for redirecting rainwater to reduce flooding risks and raise climate change awareness.

Tech Explained: Nanotechnology

This Tech Explained focuses on nanotechnology – find out what is behind the development of molecule-sized technology.

Top 10 innovations in fashion 2018

Fashion is a part of everyone’s lives, whether they involve themselves consciously or not. The global fashion industry is worth 3,000 billion USD, 2 percent of the world’s entire GDP. With such a weighty importance both financially and personally across the globe, it is vital for fashion brands and companies to stay relevant in the modern world. Innovations in this sector have therefore never been more exciting. From smart clothing designed to monitor the health of the wearer to creative ways to capture consumer loyalty, the possibilities are endless. The varied nature of fashion means that innovative thinking can lend itself to retail solutions, wearable tech, sustainable fabrics, and more. Note: in order to read all the listed articles, a Springwise Access account is required.

Tech Explained: Flexible displays

A number of major electronics companies are working to develop a screen that is bendable – how are they doing it? Find out more in our latest Tech Explained.