A micro-garden for urban agriculture

A micro-garden for urban agriculture Eating organic and local is emerging today as a new phenomenon. It is ensuring a diet full of freshness, flavor, and nutrients, free of pesticides and synthetic fertilizers, and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Engineering students from the École de Technologie supérieure in Montreal have found that people are looking for…

An intelligent cane for the visually impaired

An intelligent cane for the visually impaired There are 36 million blind people in the world and 217 million people with moderate or severe visual impairment. This handicap creates difficulties for individuals suffering from blindness or severe impairment. Walking, going to work or to the supermarket, running are all activities that are not obvious to…

India : Trains running on solar energy

India : Trains running on solar energy Greenhouse gas emissions are a major problem in our society. Rising average temperatures, glacier retreat, extreme weather events are the consequences of rising CO2 emissions. To combat these phenomena, several solutions can be put in place. For example, solar renewable energy can be one of the factors of…