Spatially effective ‘shipping container’ TerraFarms grow 3 acres of food with half the required water

In a conventional circumstance, an old warehouse shipping container can't be pushed forth as the ideal candidate for efficient farming. But Local Roots challenges this notion with aplomb, via their hydroponic farming solutions christened as the TerraFarm. The incredible design in question here pertains to 40-ft long shipping containers that only require five to twenty…


Wearable sensor patch runs on energy harvested from user’s body heat

Scientists across the world are working to created a new class of electronics that are safely and efficiently powered by the human body. Last November, for instance, a team developed an innovative electronic watch that runs on the energy harvested from the movement of the wearer’s hands. As part of another project, researchers from Carnegie…

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