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Agriculture 4.0

In this blog, we’re going to be looking at agriculture 4.0, the fourth agricultural revolution. A brief history of agricultural revolutions in Britain. First Agricultural Revolution – This represents the transition from hunting and foraging to forming systems of...

Robotics in Biology: Part 2 – Medical Robots

In the last blog we had a brief look at a few types of robots being used in the Farming industry. Another biological field where robotics is being used is in the medical sector. The use of medical robots is growing and its not difficult to see why. Robots can be more...

Robotics in Biology: Part 1 – Agribots

This is the first blog in a short series about robotics in biology! In this short piece we'll be focusing on how Agribots are changing the way we farm. The population is going to rise in the future and we will struggle to meet food demands if we don't innovate and...

New Machine Learning Platform to Help Harvests

Transplanting lettuce at G’s Growers plantation field, near Ely, UK. Credit: G’s Growers.Researchers at the Earlham Institute have been working in cooperation with G’s Growers, an independent producer comprising of 17 farmer members throughout the UK. Their...

Bio-Focus: Anaerobic Digestion Plants

Redstow Renewables Anaerobic Digestion Plant near Swaffham, Norfolk. Photo: Future Biogas Finding new ways of generating energy is crucial to help reduce our dependency on fossil fuels. Anaerobic Digestion (AD) is a biological process where microorganisms break down...

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