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Captaining Shark-Detecting Drones in Australia

Drones have many practical oceanic applications including everything from real-time shore alerts when sharks are present to collecting humpback whale exhale condensate -- or snot -- to track whale health.

How a Research-Driven Approach to Drones Can Help Us Save Lives

Drones are changing public safety operations for the better. New emerging drone technologies offer the promise of reducing search times, improving situational awareness, enhancing team safety, reducing costs, and even the potential of delivering medical supplies ahead of rescue teams. But sound research must be utilized to measure the positive impacts in order to make sure drones are utilized appropriately.

Making a Big Impact in a Small Town Started in the Classroom

“When I first gave them the assignment, I got a lot of ‘I can’t.’ So I asked them to identify ways they could make a dent in the problem, explaining if they can do it, then someone else can do it too,” Mr. Miller explained. “I think that’s the great thing about GPS. It gets kids thinking and excited about what they can do.”

Why Empowering Female Designers Can Improve Health Outcomes

Cervical cancer, when caught early, can be affordably and effectively treated. But the vast majority of women in the poorest parts of the world have never been screened. The Callascope was designed by women for women to empower them to take care of their own health, without stigma.