To explore extreme environments, machines need to think like humans. Engineers are working to solve fundamental scientific problems to make intelligent control systems possible.
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Coupling two models, one to predict how fast the fire will travel and another to estimate traffic flow, can help emergency managers determine when to evacuate residents during a wildfire.
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It’s been a good year for the winter wheat breeding program, with some experimental lines showing up to a 10 percent increase in yield over already released varieties.
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Through the use of a mixed reality headset, contractors and construction managers can “see” where pipes and ductwork should be positioned. This technology is being tested during the construction of a health care facility.
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“Come try it out—this is what we do.” These words from SDState researchers are helping students from Sinte Gleska University in Mission see what’s possible through their research through a two-day BioSystems Networks and Translational...
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A food scientist will further improve a near-infrared spectrometer calibration as a single platform for determining the quality of oats and develop new products that take oats beyond the breakfast aisle through a new NIFA grant.
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A smart phone app may soon allow farmers to track the daily progress of crops and monitor plant health using data from conventional and small CubeSat satellites.
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Senior nursing students at South Dakota State and practicing registered nurses in the state will be trained to take on expanded roles in primary care delivery and identify opioid use disorders. This will help address access to health care for rural...
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Fungicides can help prevent the lodging and yield loss that stem canker causes, but timing is crucial. A new disease-forecasting model that predicts stem canker risk can help.
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Soybean diseases caused by various species of Diaporthe pathogens are on the rise and scientists are identifying the pathogens behind this increase.
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An increased number of bat sightings in the fall coincide with young bat being encouraged to leave the nest and fend for themselves.
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Encouraging more high school students to pursue careers in agriculture—that’s the idea behind USDA iLEARN professional development workshops for science and ag teachers.
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