Welcome to the engineering update. In this week’s video:
Using Drones to Detect Sharks
Scientists from Duke University and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill are looking into how drones can be used to detect bonnethead sharks that tend to hang out in the shallow waters.
A Wearable Breathalyzer
The wrist-worn BACtrack Skyn pairs with an app to provide real-time monitoring of alcohol levels. It even alerts users’ phone when they’re drinking too hard.
Testing Autonomous Technology in Harsh Conditions
Researchers from Georgia Tech are focusing on how to improve the performance of autonomous vehicles in unpredictable and harsh environments.
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