Archive: 12/20/2012

Small wasps to control a big pest?

Five species of parasitic wasps have been found associated with the vector of the Pine Wood Nematode. As this sanitary problem has been present for over a decade, new methods to control it are needed, besides ...

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Robockey 2012: Slapshot bots

After a 4-week binge of laser-cutting, wiring, soldering, programming and debugging, it all came down to the moment when a tall man in a dark gray suit took the stage.

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The most remote workplace on Earth

Located in one of the loneliest locations on Earth, the French-Italian Concordia station was captured on high-resolution camera by ESA's Proba-1 microsatellite last month, showing the snow-covered base and ...

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World first auto cattle muster

An Australian technology company is close to commercialising the world's first fully automated system for mustering and managing cattle in the rangelands.

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