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Not Too Far From the Tree
February 2018 cover story about apple picking robots.
From identifying plant pests to picking fruit, AI is reinventing how farmers produce your food
Remote Sensors Bring Wildlife Tracking to New Level
BioScience, May 2017
When a City Stops Arguing About Climate Change and Starts Planning
November 7, 2016
The Frontiers of Artificial Intelligence
Breaking Down Virus Shells to Improve Therapy Deliveries
Researchers have found that breaking down a virus’s tough outer shell creates nanoparticles that could improve the delivery of chemotherapies and other medicines to diseased cells.
'Extension' beyond traditional academic jobs
May 16, 2016
Research goes global
April 2018. A student can take a class at Georgia Tech’s Metz campus and be in Paris 90 minutes later. Or travel north to discover Luxembourg’s castles, east to Germany’s Rhineland, or south to the Swiss Alps.
Tarzan Robot Swings on Cables to Monitor Crops in the Field
A two-armed robot named Tarzan, swinging along elevated cables, could allow farmers to monitor fields continuously at lower cost while avoiding interference with plants.
How technology is making it easier to track fish from hook to fork
February 24, 2016, a reprint of Hakai Magazine article
New Tools for Forecasting Malaria
BioScience, November 2017
All malaria, like politics and weather, is local.
Making Moves: Tracking devices transform scientific understanding of animal movement.
BioScience, January 2017
Managing Marine Plastic Pollution
Environmental Health Perspectives, April 2015