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  • Bat key to tequila trade gets off US endangered species list

    Bat key to tequila trade gets off US endangered species list

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:40:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:37:37 GMT
    (Richard Spitzer/U.S. Fish and Wildlife via AP, file). FILE - This 2013 file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows nectar-feeding lesser long-nosed bats attracted to a hummingbird feeder during a citizen science bat migration monitoring pr...(Richard Spitzer/U.S. Fish and Wildlife via AP, file). FILE - This 2013 file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows nectar-feeding lesser long-nosed bats attracted to a hummingbird feeder during a citizen science bat migration monitoring pr...
    Wildlife managers in the American Southwest say a once-rare bat important to the pollination of plants used to produce tequila has made a comeback and is being removed from the U.S. endangered species list.
    Wildlife managers in the American Southwest say a once-rare bat important to the pollination of plants used to produce tequila has made a comeback and is being removed from the U.S. endangered species list.
  • Scientists build robot that assembles Ikea chair

    Scientists build robot that assembles Ikea chair

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:38:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:12:21 GMT
    The robot uses 3D camera technology and algorithms can assemble a chair in less than 9 minutes. (Source: NTU Singapore)The robot uses 3D camera technology and algorithms can assemble a chair in less than 9 minutes. (Source: NTU Singapore)

    The robot uses 3D camera technology and can assemble a chair in less than 9 minutes.

    The robot uses 3D camera technology and can assemble a chair in less than 9 minutes.

  • NASA satellite to search for habitable planets

    NASA satellite to search for habitable planets

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 11:00:46 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 11:00:46 GMT
    NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), shown here in a conceptual illustration, will identify exoplanets orbiting the brightest stars just outside our solar system. (Source: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center)NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), shown here in a conceptual illustration, will identify exoplanets orbiting the brightest stars just outside our solar system. (Source: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center)

    Ultimately, the satellite will help pave the way toward discovering whether life exists – or could exist – on other planets.

    Ultimately, the satellite will help pave the way toward discovering whether life exists – or could exist – on other planets.

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