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May 17, 2019

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn’t Hear About -- Episode 29

AI-boosted birdbot, greater tomaters, battery anatomy, and the evolutionary pursuit of carbs

Hummingbird robot using AI to go soon where drones can’t
Purdue University, University of Montana

Scientists Create New Genomic Resource for Improving Tomatoes
Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University, University of Florida, Robert W. Holley Center for Agriculture and Health/USDA-ARS, The Pennsylvania State University, Polytechnic University of Valencia, University of Georgia, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

You are what you eat: How the pursuit of carbs changed mammals’ genes and saliva
University at Buffalo SUNY, Foundation for Research and Technology in Greece, Plattsburgh State University, Cornell University, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut in Germany

Another step forward for a promising new battery to store clean energy
The Ohio State University

Credit: National Science Foundation

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