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  • Turning plants into machines

    Turning plants into machines

      When you buy a fan, you have certain expectations. Plants are a different story. With a fan, you want it to cool down your home. The fan’s workings are tangible- its blades turn, air is blown, and a comforting...

  • Plastic never goes away.

    Plastic never goes away.

    In 2018, we face an existential threat to life on our planet. Fossil Fuel production is rising along with global temperature and plastic production. We are the only species that creates waste that the earth cannot digest. Plastic is designed to...

  • The Perks of Being a Plant Lover

    The Perks of Being a Plant Lover

    When it comes to sprucing up your house and health, spending a little green on greens can go a long way. It’s not just about improving your indoor aesthetic. Even if you don’t normally notice a plant’s presence, seeing a...

  • NASA Plant Researchers Explore Question of Deep-Space Food Crops

    NASA Plant Researchers Explore Question of Deep-Space Food Crops

    NASA plant physiologist Ray Wheeler, Ph.D., and fictional astronaut Mark Watney from the movie "The Martian" have something in common — they are both botanists. But that's where the similarities end. While Watney is a movie character who gets stranded...