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Brazilian Ethanol Can Replace 13.7% of World’s Crude Oil Consumption

Expansion of sugarcane cultivation in Brazil for ethanol production in areas not under environmental protection or reserved for food production could potentially replace up...

Engineers Build Robot Drone That Mimics Bat Flight

The key flight mechanisms of bats now have been recreated with unprecedented fidelity in the Bat Bot—a self-contained robotic bat with soft, articulated wings,...
inexact computing

Computer Scientists Find ‘Inexact Computing’ Can Improve Answers

Computer scientists from Rice University, Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have used one of Isaac Newton’s numerical methods to...