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Intelligent robots supervised by surgeons could help take human error out of the operating room, researchers say.
In the midst of a “crisis” in the ability to replicate the results of laboratory research, a European consortium has conducted a large-scale animal study that closely mimics a human clinical trial.
A trio of targeted spending increases for Dept. of Agriculture research and infrastructure were turned down by appropriators this week.
The U.S. will need to double its agricultural research budget in order to begin to meet the looming crises of population growth and climate change, a university president said.