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In Pisa, Italy, mad genius Enrico Dini is building sandcastles on the moon. His giant 3-D printer is the first of its kind with the potential to print whole buildings, and it makes them out of solid rock, cutting down a thousand-year-long process into a few minutes. It uses sand, but someday it'll use moon dust.
Transplanting seas to inland ocean lakes? A good idea for the Middle East? The two century-old and highly respected Japanese engineering giant Shimizu has hatched a wild and crazy proposal to rehabilitate the desert for human use.
First published Fri Mar 19, 2004; substantive revision Tue Sep 22, 2009
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The invention of scuba diving has allowed us to breathe underwater but only at very shallow depths.
By Daily Mail Reporter UPDATED: 20:10 GMT, 17 November 2010 It may look like any average building but behind closed doors could lie the answer to safe renewable energy of the future. Here at the National Ignition Facility in Livermore California, scientists are aiming to build the world's first sustainable fusion reactor by 'creating a miniature star on Earth'.
Street lights are an important part of our urban infrastructure — they light our way home and make the roads safe at night.
A new generation of contact lenses built with tiny circuits and LEDs could make bionic eyesight a reality.