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Report Warns Generative AI Could Turbocharge Climate Disinformation

Members of a global coalition on Thursday released a report detailing “significant and immediate dangers” that artificial intelligence poses to the climate emergency.

Mother plucker: Steel fingers guided by AI pluck weeds rapidly and autonomously

Robot that uses AI to pull weeds may reduce poisonous herbicide use by 70% for some crops.

Inside the lab that’s growing mushroom computers

The lead researcher says he is “planning to make a brain from mushrooms.”

Alarm at exodus of climate voices on Twitter after Musk takeover

Half of people regularly tweeting about the climate and nature crises abandoned Twitter after it was taken over by Elon Musk, according to new analysis.

Columbia Researchers 3D-Printed This Vegan Cheesecake

Could the future of cooking be 3D-printing? That’s what researchers at Columbia University set out to investigate in a study that involved 3D-printing a seven-ingredient, seven-layer vegan cheesecake.

AI-powered robots cut out weeds while leaving crops untouched

In farming, weeds can strangle crops and destroy yields. Unfortunately, spraying herbicides to deal with the intrusive plants pollutes the environment and harms human health and there simply aren’t enough workers to tackle all the weeds by hand.

After Mexican government cracked down on solar geoengineering, startup lets off balloons in Nevada

The solar geoengineering startup had to cease operations in Mexico after the government there cracked down on the idea of using chemicals to reflect sunlight away from the surface of the Earth.

Scottish brand Munro reveals world’s most hardcore electric 4×4

A boutique Scottish company is making off-road EVs designed to last for decades. It’s called the Munro Mk_1.

Low-cost battery built with four times the capacity of lithium

Researchers are hoping that a new, low-cost battery which holds four times the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries and is far cheaper to produce.

Researchers 3D-printed a fully recyclable house from natural materials

Finding a way to manufacture 3D-printed homes at scale is a challenge many have tried to tackle in recent years.

Farming robot kills 200,000 weeds per hour with lasers

A person can weed about one acre of crops a day. This smart robot can weed two per hour.

Could a digital twin of Tuvalu preserve the island nation before it’s lost to the collapsing climate?

With rising seas expected to submerge the nation by 2100, official says ‘we should always be able to remember Tuvalu as it is, before it disappears’