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The effort to improve food safety by clearing wild vegetation surrounding crops is not helping and, in some cases, may even backfire, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of California-Berkeley. The findings, reported Monday, Aug. 10, in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of
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Engineers at the University of California-Berkeley have developed a so-called “smart cap” using 3D-printed plastic and containing embedded electronics. They recently demonstrated that the device can wirelessly monitor the freshness of milk, according to an article published Monday, July 20, 2015, in the online international journal Microsystems & Nanoengineering. 3D
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