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Robotics
This Robot Dolphin Could Free Animals From Captivity
robot dolphin
Robotics
This Robot Dolphin Could Free Animals From Captivity
This robot dolphin could replace the real ones forced to entertain people at marine park exhibits across the globe.
October 16, 2020

This robot dolphin could replace the real ones forced to entertain people at marine park exhibits across the globe.

AR
Military Dogs May Soon Sport AR Goggles in Enemy Territory
military dogs
AR
Military Dogs May Soon Sport AR Goggles in Enemy Territory
Military dogs will don augmented reality goggles to test their ability to keep soldiers safe by allowing them to direct the dogs from afar.
October 10, 2020

Military dogs will don augmented reality goggles to test their ability to keep soldiers safe by allowing them to direct the dogs from afar.

Coronavirus
Dogs That Can Smell Coronavirus Screen Travelers at Airport
Dogs That Can Smell Coronavirus
Coronavirus
Dogs That Can Smell Coronavirus Screen Travelers at Airport
Detection dogs that can smell coronavirus in a person’s sweat are now screening travelers for COVID-19 at Helsinki Airport.
September 26, 2020

Detection dogs that can smell coronavirus in a person’s sweat are now screening travelers for COVID-19 at Helsinki Airport.

Animals
Google Built a Neural Network to Warn Ships of Whales. Will it Help?
artificial neural network
Animals
Google Built a Neural Network to Warn Ships of Whales. Will it Help?
Google introduced an artificial neural network that can locate whales in the ocean. They want to use it to keep the animals safe from ships.
September 13, 2020

Google introduced an artificial neural network that can locate whales in the ocean. They want to use it to keep the animals safe from ships.

Animals
Scientists Use 40-Year-Old DNA to Clone Endangered Horse
genetic diversity cloned horse
Animals
Scientists Use 40-Year-Old DNA to Clone Endangered Horse
The first cloned Przewalski’s horse could inject the critically endangered species with a much-need dose of genetic diversity.
September 9, 2020

The first cloned Przewalski’s horse could inject the critically endangered species with a much-need dose of genetic diversity.

Genetics
The Murder Hornet’s Genome May Help Stop the Invasion
asian giant hornet
Genetics
The Murder Hornet’s Genome May Help Stop the Invasion
The Asian giant hornet has invaded the Pacific Northwest. Researchers hope a map of the murder hornet’s genome can help their hunt for them.
August 25, 2020

The Asian giant hornet has invaded the Pacific Northwest. Researchers hope a map of the murder hornet’s genome can help their hunt for them.

Animals
Crowdsourcing Ideas for Animal Conservation Technology
animal conservation
Animals
Crowdsourcing Ideas for Animal Conservation Technology
The Digital Makerspace looks to an online community of thinkers to identify the most crucial animal conservation problems and solutions.
July 13, 2020

The Digital Makerspace looks to an online community of thinkers to identify the most crucial animal conservation problems and solutions.

Animals
Battling a Locust Swarm From Space
Locust Swarm
Animals
Battling a Locust Swarm From Space
Using data from NASA satellites, researchers are scouring East Africa for areas where a desert locust swarm might be born — so they can destroy the eggs.
June 28, 2020

Using data from NASA satellites, researchers are scouring East Africa for areas where a desert locust swarm might be born — so they can destroy the eggs.

Animals
Tracking Animals From the International Space Station
tracking animals
Animals
Tracking Animals From the International Space Station
The ICARUS project looks to use the International Space Station and special bio-loggers to begin tracking animals from space.
June 15, 2020

The ICARUS project looks to use the International Space Station and special bio-loggers to begin tracking animals from space.