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Cuban students have developed an architectural model for hurricane risk management
2 Sep 15
Four Cuban architecture students have collaborated with community members to create a design to reduce the effects of hurricanes on the Caribbean island.
Nigerian students build zero-emission car
7 Sep 15
A team of Mechanical Engineering students of the University of Lagos have designed and built an electric and eco-friendly car.
James Boock's 3-way sound system puts the performance back into music
9 Sep 15
Royal College of Art graduate James Boock has designed a sound system, which allows listeners to see how music is created by making it a more tangible process.
This nippy little device is the world’s smallest phone charger
14 Sep 15
Weighing in at only ten grams, The Nipper is small enough to fit on your key-ring.
Something Borrowed: Collage artist B. D. Graft goes back to paper and glue
15 Sep 15
German collage artist Brian de Graft started creating art as a pleasant distraction from his studies and it soon became his obsession.
Nigerian students design software for visually impaired mobile users
16 Sep 15
Obafemi Awolowo University engineering students have built Humane – an app to make smartphone features more accessible to the blind.
This design compresses agricultural waste into charcoal briquettes for cooking
21 Sep 15
Dalhousie University student, Keilah Bias has invented a pressing machine that turns agricultural waste into briquettes for cooking in impoverished communities.
This robot never loses at rock-paper-scissors
23 Sep 15
Students at the University of Tokyo have designed Janken, a robot that beats its human competitor at rock-paper-scissors every single time.
Israeli student designs medieval-style chainmail for urban wearers
28 Sep 15
Bezalel Academy graduate Nitzan Kish is using 3D printing to make clothes that protect women from sexual assault in urban centres.
The Polish student breaking into fashion photography with edgy imagery
30 Sep 15
Polish-born Angelika Wierzbicka hasn’t even graduated and she already has a striking collection of fashion editorials with top indie magazines.
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