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OptimEDAR – a smart solution for wastewater treatment plants

By Maja Bosanac
17 November 2013

water-treatment-1A group of scientists and engineers within EU-funded project named OptimEDAR have developed equipment that could be improve the efficiency of waste water treatment plants. This system would enable plants to cut energy use by up to 25 percent, while increasing nutrient removal by up to 20 percent.  After conducting more tests, researchers hope that… »

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Green architecture – Earth House Estate Lättenstrasse

By Damir Beciri
6 August 2010

earth-house-estate-lattenstrasse-1Earth houses are based on the interpretation of an environmentally conscious, ecological and progressive architecture. They stand out due to their closeness to nature and allow an experience beyond the usual four walls and their right angles. The earth house concept uses its surroundings as an advantage – the surroundings are not adapted to the… »

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Qualcomm Mirasol display for color e-readers inspired by butterflies

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments23 November 2009

qualcomm-mirasol-displayQualcomm MEMS Technologies new Mirasol display is the first full color, video-capable display on a prototype e-reader, built on the concept of the iridescence of butterfly’s wings. The inspiration for Mirasol’s engineering came from nature’s most vividly colored creatures: the cerulean wing of a butterfly, the ruby throat of a hummingbird, and the rainbow flash… »