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CBS Interactive’s SmartPlanet features thought-provoking progressive ideas on diverse topics that intersect with technology, business, and life, and matter to the world at large. Whether you are making technology decisions for your business, or eco-conscious decisions for your home, SmartPlanet will give you the 360° coverage you need to feel informed and connected to the news and information that matters to you.

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    • Natural Sciences
    • 3.4, 23 Ratings

CBS Interactive’s SmartPlanet features thought-provoking progressive ideas on diverse topics that intersect with technology, business, and life, and matter to the world at large. Whether you are making technology decisions for your business, or eco-conscious decisions for your home, SmartPlanet will give you the 360° coverage you need to feel informed and connected to the news and information that matters to you.

    • video
    Solar suitcase supplies electricity to developing-world hospitals

    Solar suitcase supplies electricity to developing-world hospitals

    After witnessing women in desperate conditions delivering babies in African hospitals, Dr. Laura Stachel knew she needed to help. She and Hal Aronson have designed a solar kit that is portable and permanent and can provide electricity during labor and bi

    • 3 min
    • video
    Bioelectric bandages speed up healing, reduce pain

    Bioelectric bandages speed up healing, reduce pain

    We use bandages to protect our wounds, but what if they could accelerate our recovery? Or better yet, make our injuries hurt less. Procellera bandages accomplish that by creating a tiny electric current. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das explains.

    • 1 min
    • video
    How texting can solve unreliable water issues

    How texting can solve unreliable water issues

    In the hundreds of millions of Asian, Latin American, and African households where water is only available once every week or two weeks, families lose both time and potential income waiting to fill their buckets. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das talks to a f

    • 4 min
    • video
    Self-folding stroller will please both moms and Transformers fans

    Self-folding stroller will please both moms and Transformers fans

    Moms of wee ones are always wishing they had a pair of free hands. The Origami stroller from 4Moms doesn't offer extra limbs, but it does make the dreaded chore of collapsing and unfolding a stroller painless. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das takes it

    • 2 min
    • video
    iPad software makes patient intake fun

    iPad software makes patient intake fun

    Silicon Valley-based Tonic Health is developing software to make medical data collection more patient-friendly. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das sits down with CEO Sterling Lanier for a demo of some of the gamification features inside.

    • 6 min
    • video
    Unboxing a Kiwi craft crate with company CEO

    Unboxing a Kiwi craft crate with company CEO

    Looking for ways to keep your kids with short-attention spans, more engaged? You might want to try, Kiwi Crate, a subscription service designed for busy parents. Here's how it works. Sign up for a monthly subscription, and get a box full of crafts d

    • 5 min

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