WonderSphere safely brings nature indoors for hospitalized children to enjoy

December 4, 2016 by  
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Many studies link exposure to nature to improved health and healing , but it’s risky to exposure immunocompromised patients to the dirt and microbes of the outdoors. That’s why science teacher and nature lover Katie Stoudemire created the WonderSphere , a sealed chamber that children can safely stick their hands into to touch and explore plant life. The design recently won the Core 77 Design for Social Impact Award .

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Could Rooftop Gardens Help Ease Unrest in Mideast?

February 19, 2011 by  
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These roofs are made for gardening?

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Recycled Juice Boxes Become Biomorphic Lamp

March 1, 2010 by  
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Images: Loxolop Inspired by origami and biomorphism, Dutch artist Ebére Groenouwe created the Loxolop hanging lamp. Made of waste paper from a juice-carton factory (which means it’s readily recyclable), the Loxolop ships in a tidy little package, its two pieces assembled by the user on arrival. We’ve seen other illuminative flatpack artifacts such as the laser-cut 3D lamp from Dror Benshetrit , the

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