Deep tech

Scientists develop ‘artificial leaf’ that could power the cars of the future

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed an ‘artificial leaf’ that uses sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into ethanol and propanol.  These so-called ‘drop-in’ fuels can directly power an internal combustion engine without any modifications, potentially offering a low-emissions alternative to gasoline.  Unlike fossil fuels, these solar…
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A glimpse into AI’s future in architecture: Inflatable skyscrapers

Designers have given a glimpse into the future of urban architecture: AI-generated inflatable skyscrapers. The buildings are the brainchild of Zumo, a Barcelona-based architectural practice. Founded in 2020 by Andre Sashko and Alessandro Lussignoli, the firm blends classical knowledge and contemporary tech to visualise new construction forms. Their latest project adds Midjourney to…
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