The Weekly Stripe – 28.06.19
As temperatures hit an all-time high in France today, we've followed our noses (literally) to explore the theme of sweating, melting, and how we can avoid getting too hot.
We’re already used to wearable technology tracking heart-rate, steps and sleep patterns. Now a new generation of devices is being designed to monitor and diagnose health problems by analyzing the sweat on your skin.
Did you know – some trees sweat to keep cool? While many plants may be unable to cope with increasing temperatures, at least one species of eucalyptus tree can withstand extreme heat by continuing to “sweat” when other essential processes taper off, a new study finds.
As Olafur Eliasson is about to return to the Tate Modern in July, we look back at his spectacular installation of giant blocks of glacial ice in London this December.
Research groups are developing energy saving robots, fabrics and furniture that can heat and cool people – without heating entire buildings
Thousands of glaciers dot the planet’s high mountain regions. Now, new research indicates that melting glaciers contribute a third of sea-level rise.