4 results for Article, Blog post, 1st Jan 2015 and Future manufacturing
Scandinavian researchers’ living electronic roses are a world-first. And these futuristic ‘power plants’, a hybrid of living tissue and electronic circuitry, open up exciting new possibilities.
If you thought field robotics was a niche ag-industry, think again. A Japanese horticultural firm is developing the world’s first fully automated farm, a large-scale indoor facility expected to churn out 30,000 clean, green lettuce heads a day, while dramatically cutting input costs.
Australia’s dairy industry could soon be producing longer-lasting, smoother-textured, better tasting products with boosted nutritional value in more eco-friendly, cost-effective ways, thanks to a five-year, $13 million research collaboration....
Almond trees that fertilise themselves, resist disease and produce more, higher-nutrient, better-tasting nuts? Yes, it is possible, say Uni of Adelaide researchers – and the first such trees could be on the market by 2016.