Evolution: The genetic connivances of digits and genitals
During the development of mammals, the growth and organization of digits are orchestrated by Hox genes, which are activated very early in precise regions of the embryo. These "architect genes" are themselves regulated by ...
Sustainable landscape rating system available for worldwide use
The most comprehensive system for developing sustainable landscapes, the SITES v2 Rating System, has been released by the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES) program for use by landscape architects, desig ...
What people don't get about my job
Having a job is a privilege that brings many things - satisfaction, pride, a roof over your head, a way of life. But what happens when not everyone understands what you do, affecting how they perceive you and how much they ...
Young people choose education based on parents' background
Even though Danish students have equal access to education, their choice of studies is still influenced by social class. Young people from working class backgrounds are motivated by studies with a clear job profile and high ...
Shiver me timbers. Architects plan wood skyscraper for resident life
The swing of architect genes
Architect genes are responsible for organizing structures of the body during embryonic development. Some of them, namely the Hox genes, are involved in the formation of forelimbs. They are activated in two successive waves, ...
Women deterred from registering as architects
Australia is not making the most of its architecture skills base because gender-based issues appear to be deterring female graduates from completing their registration as architects.
Company pioneering new types of material for 3-D printer 'ink'
Designing a structure one can at a time to help feed local families
Have you ever thought about the life-changing impact that a single can is able to make in the fight against hunger? Canstruction is an international charity competition in which architects, engineers, contractors, ...
WikiHouse pioneers do-it-yourself home building
WikiHouse is putting a new spin on old-time barn-raising with a free online resource that lets people put homes together the same way they might a giant jigsaw puzzle.
Flash in Windows 8 RTM build is missing latest fix
Researcher use robot arm to print 3D sand structures
Harnessing natural light, indoors
(Phys.org) -- Using the most recent generation windows, architects and lighting designers can to control daylight, directing it where they want within a room. An EPFL laboratory has developed a simulation ...
Google sells 3D modeling application SketchUp
Google on Thursday confirmed that it has sold 3D computer modeling program SketchUp as the Internet titan continues streamlining its product line with co-founder Larry Page at the helm.