Archive for June 18th, 2017:

Divided desert: Wildlife and Trump’s wall

As the US government border agency makes its selection of a company to build President Trump’s “great wall” at the US-Mexico border, BBC science reporter Victoria Gill joined a team of scientists studying the impacts of such a fence on desert wildlife. In a collaboration between scientists in Arizona and Mexico, the researchers are working

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Five robots that are changing everything

From robot simians that can clean up nuclear accidents, to powered exoskeletons that enable you to lift huge objects, robotic technologies are developing incredibly quickly. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu, chief engineer at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, talks us through five robots that are changing the world. Article source:

Trump’s divided desert: Wildlife at the border wall

Media captionVictoria Gill joins scientists working in the Sonoran Desert President Trump’s promise to build a “great wall” along the US-Mexico border remains one of the central and most controversial promises of his presidency. But scientists from the University of Arizona are starting to unravel the effect that such a wall could have on a

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