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Researchers are using drones to study the Amazon rainforest’s health

Every plant emits a different volatile organic compound (VOC) signature, or fingerprint, which can change based on factors like drought or flood. By monitoring these signals, scientists can study how forest ecosystems adapt to stressors. Despite that valuable info, the Amazon’s VOCs were previously monitored by just a handful of towers built in one type… Continue reading

Researchers Say This AI Can Spot Unsafe Food on Amazon Faster Than the FDA

Screenshot: AmazonIt’s been most famously used to swap celebrities into movies and even erase unwanted mustaches, but the real power of artificial intelligence is its ability to spot patterns in large amounts of data and make startlingly accurate predictions. Researchers at the Boston University School of Public Health have now trained a deep learning AI… Continue reading