Adafruit will not be shipping USPS orders Monday February 18, 2019 for the federal holiday, Presidents Day.
Expedited USPS orders placed after 11am ET Friday February 15 will go out Tuesday February 19.
Meet Elowan, a cybernetic plant developed by researchers at MIT Media Lab that uses electrodes, a robot, and wheels to drive itself around and survive.
Elowan is basically a car powered by a plant brain. The plant is hooked up to silver electrodes, which detect bioelectrochemical signals from the plant that respond to light. These signals are routed to a robot underneath the plant, and wheels take the plant to a spot best-suited for its survival. “The agency of such movements rests with the plant,” a video explaining the technology says.
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