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In Belgium, a boxy yellow robot rolled through the rows of yellow pepper patches in a greenhouse, spotting and picking the ripened fruit. Moving...

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...

Large-scale wind and solar farms could make the Sahara literally green

In Maryland, researchers used a climate model to show that the installation of large-scale wind and solar power generation facilities in the Sahara could...

Research shows ancient agriculture changed Earth’s climate

In Wisconsin, millennia ago, ancient farmers cleared land to plant wheat and maize, potatoes and squash. And unknowingly, they may have been fundamentally altering...

Study says consuming no alcohol minimizes your health risk

In Washington, a new scientific study concludes there is no safe level of drinking alcohol. “The health risks associated with alcohol are massive,” said...

Sight and sound combine to improve body tissue imaging

In Indiana, Purdue University researchers are developing a novel biomedical imaging system that combines optical and ultrasound technology to improve diagnosis of life-threatening diseases...

Hothouse Earth feedback processes drives further warming

In Australia, in the midst of a record-breaking global heat wave, a recent international study presented a terrifying worst-case scenario: that hothouse Earth conditions...

Researchers map 94 percent of the wheat genome

In the United Kingdom, a major international research collaboration of more than 200 scientists from 73 research institutes in 20 countries over 13 years...

Climate change reduction needs forest regeneration

In the United Kingdom, a team of researchers concluded that trying to tackle climate change by replacing forests with crops for bioenergy power stations...

Microbes hold the keys to ocean health

In Australia, scientists recorded more than 175,000 tiny microbes dwelling in our ocean waters for the first time, providing an unprecedented baseline against which...

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