The Patch is a Self-Watering Planter for Herbs and Greens

May 22, 2013 by  
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A new generation of gardeners are interested in growing their own food, and The Patch , a new self-watering planter, helps guide newbies through the process. The planter, which is designed for urban gardeners, solves the most common challenge for novice gardeners: over-watering. The Patch Planter is an easy, self-watering and flat-packable planter that addresses this issue by providing the plant with the perfect amount of water at all times — yielding more nutritious and delicious food. The planter is currently in the beta stage, but Let’s Patch is raising funds through Kickstarter to take its manufacturing process to the next level. + Let’s Patch + Let’s Patch on Kickstarter The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: herbs , kickstarter , Let’s Patch , Patch planters , self-watering planter , The Patch , vancouver , vegetables        

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Scanadu Creates World’s First Star Trek-Style Medical Tricorder

May 22, 2013 by  
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Scanadu , a startup based at the NASA Ames Research Center , has made the science-fiction of Star Trek a reality by creating a non-invasive tricorder that, within 10 seconds, can gather medical information about a person and then relay it to their smartphone. The device, known as the Scanadu Scout , has been in development for over two years and can measure blood pressure, temperature, ECG, oximetry, heart rate and breathing rate. Read the rest of Scanadu Creates World’s First Star Trek-Style Medical Tricorder Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: medical device , medical diagnosis , medical tricorder , NASA Ames Research Center , scanadu , scanadu scout , star trek , tricorder , Yves Béhar        

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