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In Arizona, A Giant Robotic Scanner Studies Crops03:44

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The LemnaTech scanalyzer in Maricopa, designed in Germany.
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The LemnaTech scanalyzer in Maricopa, designed in Germany. (Casey Kuhn/KJZZ)

Scientists in Arizona are using a giant robotic scanner to study crops grown for biofuels, under drought conditions. The U.S. Department of Energy has invested millions into the robotic recording system. Casey Kuhn of Here & Now contributor KJZZ reports.

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Casey Kuhn, senior field correspondent, KJZZ. She tweets @CaseyAtTheDesk.

This segment aired on July 11, 2016.

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