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Smaller water sensor could improve accuracy

Issue Date: October 23, 2013

A small, inexpensive water sensor would help winegrape growers and other farmers by providing accurate and frequent moisture readings. Researchers say they have developed a fingertip-sized silicon chip, 100 times more sensitive than current devices, that could be embedded as a "lab on a chip" in the stems of grapevines or other plants.

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