Research Fodder September 18, 2014

  • This Dunkable Drone Will Suck Up Whale Snot for Science
    “[They first tried to to make] SnotBot a ruggedized UAV, protected from corrosive saltwater in its water-tight shell and collecting snot samples in a small dangling pail. That plan did not work out. Instead, the new iteration forgoes the hanging pail for a sterilized surgical sponge strapped to its belly and ditches its waterproof shell for a quick bath of distilled water after returning from missions”

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  1. Astronauts and nuclear scientists get all the fame, but it is about time that the marine snotologists get their due.

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