WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 27, 2019 - Bacteria-laden silk coating makes seeds suitable for salty soil
(Worldkings.org) In a move that could help feed the world's ever-growing population, researchers at MIT have developed a silk covering that allows seeds to grow in high-salinity soils. In addition to providing protection from salty soils, the silk coatings are treated with bacteria that naturally produce a nitrogen fertilizer, enhancing the potential of the seeds to germinate and grow.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 27, 2019 - SunUp solar panel system powers hikers or outdoor adventurers
(Worldkings.org) British design student Bradley Brister has created a solar backpack system as part of his final-year project for his Product Design Engineering degree at Brunel University, London. Dubbed SunUp, the prototype was designed in collaboration with The North Face and features a 15-W solar panel that can fully charge a 4,000-mAh battery within 12 hours.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 26, 2019 - ROYBI Smart Language-Teaching Kids Toy uses AI to personalize learning
(Worldkings.org) Help your child reach their full potential with the ROYBI Smart Language-Teaching Kids Toy.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 26, 2019 - FitTo Vibrating Weight Loss Device keeps your diet in check
(Worldkings.org) Lose weight the smarter way with the FitTo Vibrating Weight Loss Device.
(Worldkings.org) It may not be quite up there with manned deep-space travel or flying cars, but the quest for a pen that can write in virtually any color is one that has been with us for a while. A group of Polish entrepreneurs now claim to have developed just such a device, in the form of the Artera.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 20, 2019 - In-vehicle sensor uses radar to detect forgotten babies and pets
(Worldkings.org) While most people may swear that they'd never do it, the fact is that drivers do sometimes forget that they've got an infant or pet in the car, leaving them in the parked vehicle to potentially overheat or freeze. A newly-developed radar sensor, however, could keep that from happening.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 19, 2019 - Clever 6-in-1 car charger emergency kit is always ready to save a life
(Worldkings.org) Chances are, you need a car charger. On the off chance of a serious accident, you may need a seatbelt cutter, glass breaker, flashlight or emergency beacon. This 6-in-1 device combines them all, and it's a powerbank too.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 19, 2019 - Solar-powered Trashpresso converts plastic and fabric waste into floor tiles
(Worldkings.org) A 40-foot shipping container platform holds a complete mobile waste recycling plant capable of upcycling plastic and fabric waste into architectural tiles.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 18, 2019 - Google, Levi's Commuter X Jacquard Smart Jacket to Warn Users If They Leave Their Phone Behind
(Worldkings.org) Google and Levi's Commuter X Jacquard smart jacket has gotten smarter as the former has introduced a new "Always Together" mode designed to prevent users from leaving their smartphone or jacket behind.
(Worldkings.org) Take an eco-friendly approach to your travels with the Blue Freedom Portable Hydroelectric Power Plant.