Sir Patrick Stewart gets behind effort to collect whale mucus using “Snotbot” drones

A Snotbot drone being tested with a simulated whale spout Gathering good biological data about whales can be difficult without bugging the big mammals with large planes, boats, tags, sampling darts or even biopsies and lethal study techniques. Instead, the Ocean Alliance wants to send custom drones to collect whale mucus – aka snot – for study and they've enlisted the help of Sir Patrick Stewart for the crowdfunding effort to finance the project. .. Continue Reading Sir Patrick Stewart gets behind effort to collect whale mucus using "Snotbot" drones Section: Environment Tags: Related Articles: