These wall tiles by Mauricio Affonso are made from the luffa plant. They are strong, light weight, breathable, highly absorbent and completely biodegradable. Can be used as acoustic wall tiles in the home or office.
When a gene "jumps" to different positions within the corn kernel, a color gene is "turned on" or "turned off" depending on whether it lands next to a pigment gene or not. Barbara McClintock's discovery of these jumping genes earned her the Nobel Prize.