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Chasing A Dream Built On Dairy, This Master Of Milk Came Home

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 4:44am

For one of the biggest and most successful dairymen in America, success was based in part on crossing cultural boundaries. Now, he has returned home to continue building his empire of milk.

(Image credit: Dan Charles/NPR)

'Bat Bot' Flying Robot Mimics 'Ridiculously Stupid' Complexity Of Bat Flight

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 3:17pm

Robotics experts at Caltech and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have created a robot that mimics the flight patterns of bats, including swerving and diving.

(Image credit: Caltech)

Mayans Have Farmed The Same Way For Millennia. Climate Change Means They Can't

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 11:00am

Climate change has brought erratic rainfall and poor harvests to Mexico's Yucatán peninsula, forcing local Mayan farmers to modernize their centuries-old farming practices.

(Image credit: Gabriel Popkin)




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