Tag: design

Computer-aided knitting

The oldest known knitting item dates back to Egypt in the Middle Ages, by way of a pair of carefully handcrafted socks. Although handmade clothes have occupied our closets for centuries, a recent influx of high-tech knitting machines have changed how we now create our favorite pieces.  These systems, which have made anything from Prada […]

Thermodynamic insights could lead to better catalysts

One of the most fundamental chemical reactions that takes place in energy-conversion systems — including catalysts, flow batteries, high-capacity energy-storing supercapacitors, and systems to make fuels using solar energy — has now been analyzed in detail. The results could inform the development of new electrode or catalyst materials with properties precisely tuned to match the […]

How to Design and Construct a Glass Faucet | How It’s Made

Glass faucets elevate indoor plumbing to an art form! See how they’re made. Stream Full Episodes of How It’s Made: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/ Read more: youtube.com

This strange cedar egg wants to help you breathe deep and calm down

In moments of stress and anxiety, there are those of us who find it difficult to breathe — and paradoxically, many reach for a cigarette or vape as a way to manage that. But what if instead of nicotine or smoke, the device you grabbed put fresh air in your lungs and helped you calm […]

DNA design that anyone can do

Researchers at Durch and Arizona Condition College have developed a software program that enables users to translate any free-form drawing right into a two-dimensional, nanoscale structure made from DNA. So far, designing such structures has needed technical expertise that puts the procedure from achieve on most people. While using new program, anybody can produce a […]