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Monitoring birds by drone

Forget delivering packages or taking aerial photographs—drones can even count small birds! A new study from The Auk: Ornithological Advances tests this new approach to wildlife monitoring and concludes that despite some ...

dateFeb 15, 2017 in Ecology
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Researchers develop secure audio captchas

Many websites require users to prove that they are human by entering symbols that are difficult to read. For partially sighted users, acoustic solutions have been devised. IT researchers aim to improve their quality.

dateMay 02, 2016 in Computer Sciences
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Born to run off the reels

The end of this summer marked the fortieth anniversary of the release of Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run. If reminiscing fans felt a wave of nostalgia for one of the iconic albums of popular music, they likely also experienced ...

dateOct 14, 2015 in Materials Science
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UK spies can hack smartphones: Snowden

British spies can hack into phones remotely with a simple text message and make audio recordings or take photos without owners knowing, former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said on Monday.

dateOct 05, 2015 in Security
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