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Vision for Ultra-Precision Agriculture Includes Machine-Learning Enabled Sensing, Modeling, Robots Tending Crops

A gardener hoping for a crop of the juiciest summer tomatoes might tend to each and every plant in a plot. But a farmer working to feed the world?

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New NASA Data Sheds (Sun) Light on Climate Models

Research into precise details of Earth's energy budget is vital for understanding how the planet's climate may be changing, as well as variabilities in solar energy output.

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New Project To Focus On Alternative Energy Sources

A Texas A&M-Galveston project from the Marine Engineering Technology Department will show students how to build solar panels and wind turbines.

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Fibre-Optics Used to Take the Temperature of Greenland Ice Sheet

Scientists have used fibre-optic sensing to obtain the most detailed measurements of ice properties ever taken on the Greenland Ice Sheet.

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Glaciologists Measure, Model Hard Glacier Beds, Write Slip Law to Estimate Glacier Speeds

The field photos show the hard, rough country that some glaciers slide over: rocky domes and bumps in granite, rocky steps and depressions in limestone. The glacier beds dwarf the researchers and their instruments.

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Which Animals Will Survive Climate Change?

Climate change is exacerbating problems like habitat loss and temperatures swings that have already pushed many animal species to the brink.

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Eating More Fruit and Vegetables Linked to Less Stress – Study

Eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is associated with less stress, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU).

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To Prevent Next Pandemic, Scientists Say We Must Regulate Air Like Food and Water

Humans in the 21st century spend most of their time indoors, but the air we breathe inside buildings is not regulated to the same degree as the food we eat and the water we drink. 

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Managing Peatlands to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Substantial cuts in global greenhouse gas emissions could be achieved by raising water levels in agricultural peatlands, according to a new study.

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Discovery of Methanol in a 'Warm' Planet-Forming Disk

Astronomers have identified the molecule methanol in the ‘warm zones’ of a protoplanetary disk circling a star about 360 light years from Earth.

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