Unaltered environmental changes could decrease global vegetable production

In the United Kingdom, a study led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is the first to systematically examine the extent...

Machine learning avatars detect signs of dementia with high accuracy

In Japan, a joint group of researchers from Osaka University and Nara Institute of Science and Technology demonstrated that it was possible to detect...

Low cost, disposable graphene nanoparticle strips detect pesticides instantaneously in the field

In Iowa, a team at Iowa State University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering created a flexible, low cost and disposable biosensor that can detect pesticides...

EXPLO goes underwater to explore the birth of agriculture

In Switzerland, an international team of researchers led by the University of Bern created EXPLO (Exploring the dynamics and causes of prehistoric land use...

Next generation resistive memory made from egg whites

In China, knowing that egg albumen has good dielectric properties, a high transparency and high elasticity, Southwest University researchers have shown that when egg...

Consuming coffee may reduce your risk of death

In the United Kingdom, a report from the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee titled 'Coffee, caffeine, mortality and life expectancy' highlights the potential...

Have we found the brain’s sleep switch?

In Massachusetts, building on research from two decades ago, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center researchers have demonstrated that, at least in mice, a region...

To know when a plant is thirsty, print a sensor right on the leaf

In Massachusetts, MIT engineers have created sensors that can be printed onto plant leaves that will reveal when the plants are experiencing a water...

Turkey poop could fuel your next Thanksgiving

In Israel, Ben-Gurion University researchers are focusing on ways to transform turkey poop into useful products like fuel. While experimenting with different manure types,...

Sunlight-splitting greenhouse film increases photosynthetically efficient light

In Colorado, engineers working at the University of Colorado Boulder are developing a scalable, cost-effective greenhouse material that splits sunlight into photosynthetically efficient light...

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