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Biotechnology

AI could solve Japan's food waste problem

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The Japan Weather Association estimates that over 30% of industries are prone to weather-related risks, but the food sector is particularly susceptible.   © Kyodo

TOKYO   Each year, Japan discards 6.4 million tons of food that is still edible, according to a government estimate. A Japanese weather services provider wants to cut down on that waste by unleashing the power of artificial intelligence. 

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