World's first gene-edited lizards
A group of researchers has become the first in the world to successfully produce a genetically modified reptile—specifically, four albino lizards—using the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool.
Machine learning to ID source of Salmonella
A team of scientists has developed a machine-learning approach that could lead to quicker identification of the animal source of certain Salmonella outbreaks.
Tarzan robot hangs above crops to inspect plants as they grow
With robots dangling over the field, researchers will be able to get more frequent measurements and to avoid some laborious field work. Someday, they may be able to stay at their laptops miles away, in the air conditioning, scanning a steady stream of images and data sent back from the robots.
How to harvest electricity directly from plants
Researchers are developing a new technology that makes it possible to use plants to generate electricity.
Rapid, uniform dispersion method for carbon nanotubes
Harnessing the power of carbon nanotubes could get considerably easier, thanks to an advance by engineers from the University of South Carolina and the University of Georgia.