Researchers make a spinach leaf pump like a human heart

Just when you thought it was safe to eat a salad researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute have shown that a decellularized spinach leaf can be turned into a vascular network that could help doct

Bellabeat Leaf’s new wearable and app help women tackle stress

Bellabeat, the maker of a line of health trackers aimed at women, has sold over 400,000 units of its first health tracker known as the Leaf – a name given to the device because of its leaf-like

Leaf Is A “Plug N’ Plant” Box To Automatically Grow Pot In Your Home

Marijuana is a sticky subject. While 23 states (and D.C.) have legalized some form of medical use, possession, growth, and distribution are still illegal in the majority of the United States. However,

Announcing The Startup Battlefield Of Disrupt SF 2015

TechCrunch is pleased to announce the 25 startups selected to participate in the Startup Battlefield of Disrupt SF 2015. Over the next three days, these companies will compete on tech’s biggest stag

Leaf, The Point-Of-Sale Android Tablet For Brick-And-Mortar Businesses, Launches Its App Store

Leaf, the Cambridge, Mass.-based company that offers a point-of-sale solution based on its own Android tablet for small- to medium-sized businesses, announced that it will soon launch an app store for

With $1M And An Alpha, Leaf Aims To Overhaul The Payments Experience For Local Merchants

Leaf, a Cambridge, Mass.-based startup, is aiming to make the experience of paying in a shop more modern with paperless receipts for customers and transaction data in the cloud for merchants. Backe

New Nissan Leaf Models Will Feature Wireless Charging And Other Electrical Advances

We like the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/06/29/nissan-leaf-review/">Leaf</a>. It's not a good choice for everyone, but it's a great second car or city car, set back the most perhaps by the tro

Nissan And 4R Testing New Solar EV Charging Stations

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/outlet.jpg">Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and 4R Energy Corporation announced today that the two companies have developed and installed a new EV

The Nissan Leaf Review: A Fun And Practical Electric Car For The Masses

If the road is smooth enough, you can hear birds chirping while you’re going 35 mph. With the windows up. The Nissan Leaf is that quiet. When going less than 30 mph there’s just a slight e

A Simple Look At The Simple Nissan Leaf iOS App

I’m a few days into my week with the Nissan Leaf. It’s a fun car; I can say that much so far. My plan later today is to test the range by driving in increasingly smaller circles around my

Day 1: My Week In The Nissan Leaf

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/smile.jpg">A brand new Nissan Leaf rolled out off a car carrier and into my life earlier today. I plan on spending a good deal of time wi

Report: The Entire Prius Line To Be Plug-In Hybrids Starting With The 2014 Model Year

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Prius-PHV-23-620x413.jpg">Remember that plug-in Prius <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/04/12/autotech-video-review-toyota-prius-pl

The Nissan Leaf Wins World Car Of The Year, Chevy Volt, Green Car Of The Year

Another day, another car of the year award. The Nissan Leaf just won the World Car Of The Year award at the New York International Auto Show. An unnamed World Car juror notes Leaf’s tech specs o

Nissan's Nismo Racing Leaf Looks Great, Performs Adequately

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/leaf-nismo-racing-competition.jpg" />Created for "a series of special demonstration appearances," this Leaf Nismo RC is a racing-based re

PSA: Some Nissan Leafs Are Randomly Not Starting

Although I’m excited about the Leaf and EVs in general, the launch hasn’t exactly been smooth. There have been shortages, range issues, and now some sort of bug with the AC unit that&#8217

First Person Admits Running Out Of Juice In An Electric Car

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Nissan-Leaf-4-620x413.jpg">Poor Kelangst: he or she is the first person ever in the whole world to announce that they've depleted their N

Video: Nissan ESFLOW Concept Proves We Will Have Fast And Fun EVs Soon

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/ESFLOW_031-620x401.jpg" />The <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/leaf">Nissan Leaf</a> is a pretty neat car. It has no gas tank or co

Obama's Plan For 1 Million EVs By 2015 Might Be Impossible

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Barack-Obama-drive-chevrolete-Volt-photos.jpg" />There's a lot of buzz out there surrounding <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/evs">

Nissan Leaf Gets European Car Of The Year, First Ever For An Electric Car

Never before has an EV been European Car of the Year; this year the Nissan Leaf gets it. Similar to the North American Car of the Year, which the Chevrolet Volt won, the European COTY is chosen by aut

Nissan Apologizes For Slow Leaf Rollout

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Nissan-Leaf-3-620x388.jpg" />Being the first affordable all-electric car on the market, the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/08/04
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