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Rise of the 'roboplants' as scientists fuse nature with tech

World / Science & Health Apr 6, 2021

Rise of the 'roboplants' as scientists fuse nature with tech

Remote-controlled Venus flytrap "roboplants" and crops that tell farmers when they are hit by disease could become reality after scientists developed a high-tech system for communicating with vegetation. Researchers in Singapore linked up plants to electrodes capable of monitoring the weak electrical pulses naturally emitted ...

Fans pack stands in Texas as Rangers open stadium to full capacity

MLB Apr 6, 2021

Fans pack stands in Texas as Rangers open stadium to full capacity

Baseball fans packed the stands of Globe Life Field on Monday after the Texas Rangers opened their doors to 100% capacity, making the game the first North American sporting event without attendance restrictions since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The team said it was ...

Jets trade quarterback Sam Darnold to Panthers

Football Apr 6, 2021

Jets trade quarterback Sam Darnold to Panthers

The New York Jets traded quarterback Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers on Monday in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and second- and fourth-round selections in 2022. The Jets hold the No. 2 overall pick in this month's draft. They ...

MLS and U.S. Soccer to allow two concussion substitutions

Soccer Apr 6, 2021

MLS and U.S. Soccer to allow two concussion substitutions

Major League Soccer and the U.S. Soccer Federation will implement concussion substitutions for 2021 in a pilot program aimed at player safety, replacing those with head injuries regardless of prior substitutions. The move, pending FIFA approval, will see two concussion substitutions allowed per game no ...