Category: Nature

Plant monitoring kit from SwitchDoc Labs uses a Raspberry Pi to look after your growing environment

SwitchDoc Labs have launched their latest Kickstarter – SmartPlantPi. It’s a plant-monitoring system suitable for families and schools that measures and keeps track of the following: Soil moisture Sunlight level Air quality Temperature and humidity It uses the Grove system…

Mexican bacteriological experiment produces biology-driven music via a Raspberry Pi

A Mexican team of Paloma López, Leslie García, and Emmanuel Anguiano (together, they are known as Interspecifics) have created a nature-driven musical instrument. Micro-ritmos is an art installation in which ‘music’ is generated by patterns formed by bacterial cells. The material…