Soil

02.25.15
NASA's drought-predicting satellite is almost ready to begin work
02.25.15

NASA's drought-predicting satellite is almost ready to begin work

According to environmentalist Lester Brown, droughts are going to be increasingly prevalent over t...

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06.05.14
Edyn's smart gardening system gives your plants exactly what they need
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06.05.14

Edyn's smart gardening system gives your plants exactly what they need

Smart home gardening devices frequently tell you that your plants need a little TLC, but they don'...

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09.27.13
NASA's Curiosity finds two percent of Martian soil is composed of water
09.27.13

NASA's Curiosity finds two percent of Martian soil is composed of water

We already knew Mars was blanketed in ancient riverbeds, which points to the existence of water in...

By N. Lee,   09.27.13
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08.05.12
Stone Spray research project wants to print bridges with sand, solar power
08.05.12

Stone Spray research project wants to print bridges with sand, solar power

Envious of your pet hermit crabs' 3D-printed domicile? Maybe you should cast your green eyes upon...

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03.01.11
Prospero the robotic farmer robotically plants seeds, makes humans even more lazy (video)
03.01.11

Prospero the robotic farmer robotically plants seeds, makes humans even more lazy (video)

Let's face it -- humans are lazy, yet incredibly industrious. We've seen everything from a self-mak...

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02.26.08
Japanese plastic dirt is half as dense as real dirt, over 100 times more plastic
02.26.08

Japanese plastic dirt is half as dense as real dirt, over 100 times more plastic

We've seen quite a few efforts to use gardens and terrariums in cities to order to bring down overa...

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03.01.07
Research shows live bacteria can lessen earthquake damage
03.01.07

Research shows live bacteria can lessen earthquake damage

Bacteria aren't lookin' too shabby these days, aiding in digestive health and even moonlighting as...

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