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Caleb Harper: This computer will grow your food in the future

What if we could grow delicious, nutrient-dense food, indoors anywhere in the world? Caleb Harper, director of the Open Agriculture Initiative at the MIT Media Lab, wants to change the food system by connecting growers with technology.

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IEEE Life Sciences Bringing Together Expertise from Various Societies
By Nahum Gershon

IEEE Life Sciences Technical Community Bringing Together Expertise from Various IEEE Societies

IEEE is able to provide a wide diversity of expertise, information, and resources that are related to health and to the life sciences. This expertise, however, is often distributed across many organizations, thus posing challenges for integrating the expertise and collaboration among organizations. One of the important functions of the Life Sciences Technical Community (LSTC) is its ability to bring together expertise from the various IEEE societies and organizations and have these entities work as a whole.

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Artificial Leaf as Mini-Factory for Medicine
 

Luminescent Solar Concentrator-based Photomicroreactor (LSC-PM, artificial leaf for organic synthesis), research by PhD Dario Cambie (right) & Timothy Noël (left), group Micro Flow Chemistry and Process Technology, Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, TU Eindhoven.  photo: TU/e, Bart van OverbeekePhoto: TU Eindhoven / Bart van Overbeeke

Chemical engineers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have developed an artificial leaf that can act as a mini-factory for producing drugs, an advance that could allow medicines to be produced anywhere there is sunlight.

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