Plants

06.07.16
ICYMI: Plant-powered, self-moving robot and safer spacecraft
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ICYMI: Plant-powered, self-moving robot and safer spacecraft

A geodesic sphere can move to whichever patch of sun the plants inside it tell it to.

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04.27.16
Plants might know when to bloom by remembering seasons
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Plants might know when to bloom by remembering seasons

Misfolded proteins that cause diseases in animals could be beneficial to plants.

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01.22.16
Venus flytraps are far from 'dumb'
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Venus flytraps are far from 'dumb'

New research explains the plant's digestive process and how it can identify a meal from a false alarm.

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11.24.15
Smart sprinklers only water your lawn when it's thirsty
11.24.15

Smart sprinklers only water your lawn when it's thirsty

These smart sprinklers won't overwater your lawn if it's been raining

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11.23.15
This 'Plant Lamp' uses bacteria to generate electricity
11.23.15

This 'Plant Lamp' uses bacteria to generate electricity

Researchers in Peru have figured out how to use plants to make electricity

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10.11.15
App-controlled habitat grows just about anything in your home
10.11.15

App-controlled habitat grows just about anything in your home

Biopod is a smart habitat you control with your phone.

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10.05.15
Sensor-equipped plant pods take the guesswork out of indoor gardening
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10.05.15

Sensor-equipped plant pods take the guesswork out of indoor gardening

Plug & Plant uses Bluetooth sensors keep tabs on your garden and a companion app provides maintenance tips.

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07.13.15
Trees with email addresses get into strange conversations
07.13.15

Trees with email addresses get into strange conversations

Think you get into some oddball email threads with your coworkers? That's nothing next to what's...

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