Drones for Science?

It seems like drones are everywhere, these days, and they're not always a welcome sight, says University of the Pacific engineering professor Elizabeth Basha in The Conversation. But it's possible the buzzing machines — unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) — could be used to help scientists in the field.

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