The Japanese firm, Spread, is to open the world’s first automated farm with robots handling almost every step of the process, from watering seedlings to harvesting crops.
Last recorded in the wild in 1870, Jerdon’s tree frog was feared extinct. But an expedition led by Indian biologist S. D. Biju found the elusive Frankixalus jerdonii in the East Khasi district of Meghalaya.
Scientists have for the first time successfully raised laboratory-bred colonies of a critically endangered Caribbean coral species to their reproductive age, a step towards sustainable restoration of degraded reefs.
DARPA is developing flying vehicles to deliver food and vaccines to people living in remote areas or supplies to people stranded by natural disasters.
Creators at Living Ink Technologies have created an eco-friendly “timelapse” ink that magically appears after exposure to sunlight.