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Optimizing strawberry yield in vertical farming

As consumer interest in local foods rises, producers of fruits and vegetables are seeking answers to challenges such as limited growing seasons and pests. Across the country, growers are looking to vertical, hydroponic, high ...

dateOct 11, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Study shows knowledge gap with in-car technology

Hyundai and BMW customers are the most satisfied with their in-vehicle technology, but those brands and others still need to work on educating drivers about what their cars can do, according to a new survey by the market ...

dateOct 10, 2016 in Business
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Tunable sound transmission shapes up

The ability to control fine-scale acoustic waves known as phonons could lead to new sensing and surgery technologies, or even materials that are invisible to sonar. This pursuit led researchers at King Abdullah University ...

dateOct 07, 2016 in General Physics
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Solar is a rapidly growing energy source

"The sun is a solution," concluded Prof. Arno Smets in his inaugural address given at TU Delft on Wednesday, 28 September. Smets and his group at TU Delft envisage all energy provision being based on sustainable energy sources ...

dateOct 05, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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