Tagged: plants


Plants inspire robotic solutions

Researchers have demonstrated revolutionary robotic techniques inspired by plants. The techniques, which demonstrate the efficiency of plants, include a 3D-printed trunk, leaves that sense the environment and roots that change direction. Humans understand problems...


Green façades save energy

Gardens on façades and roofs combined with transparent photovoltaic panels could increase energy efficiency while also providing improved insulation. The Vienna University of Technology conducted a research project studying the effects of growing plants...