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Robot chefs make sushi for Japanese

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With its masters required to hone their skills over decades, sushi in Japan is steeped in tradition. But it is also often a high-tech operation, where robotic precision steals the limelight from the chef’s knife.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Robots to revolutionize US farms, ease labor woes

In this May 23, 2013, photo, field operations manager Matthew Rossow tests the lettuce bot in Salinas, Calif. In the Salinas Valley, the lettuce capital of the world, entrepreneurs with the Silicon Valley company Blue River Technology are testing the Lettuce Bot, a boxy robotic machine that can thin fields of lettuce, a job that now requires detailed hand work by 20 farm workers. AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

Researchers are now designing robots for the last frontier of agricultural mechanization — fruits and vegetables destined for the U.S. fresh market, which have resisted mechanization because they’re sensitive to bruising.

Posted: July 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Internet ‘floggers’ cash in on food-mad Asia

This picture taken on January 5, 2013, shows a worker walking past a pork burger advertisement poster inside a restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. As a Hindu who cannot eat beef, Tashny Sukumaran satisfies her meat cravings with pork burgers, a new food passion she discovered via her native Malaysia's vibrant food-blogging, or "flogging," scene.  AFP /MOHD RASFAN

As a Hindu who does not eat beef but craves other meat, Tashny Sukumaran discovered her new passion for pork burgers through her native Malaysia’s vibrant food-blogging, or “flogging,” scene.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Headlines,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Bulacan students develop robot vs ‘botcha’ meat

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Is the meat you’re buying safe? Count on the “antibotcha” robot to be able to tell if that meat is a dirty cut.

Posted: April 24th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Microsoft founder urges digital revolution against hunger

Microsoft Corp. chairman and philanthropist Bill Gates, left, smiles next to IFAD President Kanayo F. Nwanze during their meeting at the International Fund for Agricultural Development Annual Governing Council at Rome's IFAD headquarters, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012.  AP PHOTO/PIER PAOLO CITO

Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Thursday called for a “digital revolution” to alleviate world hunger by increasing agricultural productivity through satellites and genetically engineered seed varieties.

Posted: February 23rd, 2012 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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