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Upscaling is a catalyst for inequality

The laws of nature are what drive wealth inequality within a given society – unless society takes action to counteract their effect, such as by adopting laws on taxation. The larger the scale, the greater the inequality. ...

dateNov 28, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Earthworms can reproduce in Mars soil simulant

Two young worms are the first offspring in a Mars soil experiment at Wageningen University & Research. Biologist Wieger Wamelink found them in a Mars soil simulant that he obtained from NASA. At the start he only added adult ...

dateNov 27, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Intra-row weeding possible with vision systems

Researchers of Wageningen University & Research, BU Greenhouse horticulture, developed weeding machines which are able to do intra-row weeding. Our experts in robotics were responsible for the detection of weed based on camera ...

dateDec 01, 2017 in Ecology
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