• Automated trap simplifies research

Automated trap simplifies research

  • November 20th, 2014

Researchers at Michigan State University used the SemiosBio automated “camera trap” monitoring system last season as a research tool.

According to Dr. Larry Gut and his associate Peter McGhee, besides wanting to see what insects land on their sticky traps, they want to know when they land.

“We want to find [...]

Washington State University to develop genomic database

  • November 16th, 2014

Washington State University has been awarded a five-year $2 million grant to build and maintain a national system for sharing digital plant genetic resources. It will be known as the National Research Support Project 10. Forty scientists at 12 universities across the country are collaborating in the project.

The system will support [...]

  • Ideas from Mars

Ideas from Mars

  • November 9th, 2014
Horticulturist takes inspiration from NASA to envision crews of robots in the orchard.