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Google Balloon and Facebook Drone Teams Collaborate to Bring Internet Access to Billions | MIT Technology Review

Google Balloon and Facebook Drone Teams Collaborate to Bring Internet Access to Billions | MIT Technology Review | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Google and Facebook are lobbying to alter international law to make it easier to provide universal Internet access.
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Deforestation and Drought

Deforestation and Drought | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Many experts believe that deforestation is taking place on such a large scale that it has already significantly altered the world’s climate.
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Giant sequoias showing signs of stress because of California’s drought

Giant sequoias showing signs of stress because of California’s drought | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Massively tall trees, some more than 3,000 years old, have endured past wildfires and droughts.
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Drones for Agriculture: senseFly SA

Drones for Agriculture: senseFly SA | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Explore the benefits that precision agriculture drones (A.K.A. UAVs or UASs) can offer modern farmers and crop consultants.
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UAS Magazine – The Latest News on Unmanned Aerial Systems - Trimble expands commercial UAV fleet, releases multirotor package

UAS Magazine – The Latest News on Unmanned Aerial Systems - Trimble expands commercial UAV fleet, releases multirotor package | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Trimble's fleet of unmanned aircraft systems has just been lifted to new heights. The global survey, position and technology provider based in California has released a multirotor unmanned aircraft following the success of its fixed-wing offering.
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Intel pumps $60 million into Chinese drone maker Yuneec

Intel pumps $60 million into Chinese drone maker Yuneec | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Intel has previously invested in Airware and PrecisionHawk, but the Yuneec deal marks the chipmaker's largest investment in a drone company.
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Human phenotyping on a population scale - Nature.com

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Human phenotyping on a population scale
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Critics assert that large-scale phenotyping projects raise privacy concerns, have a problematic lack of control groups and have the potential to overtreat asymptomatic people.
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First Latin-American Conference on Plant Phenotyping and Phenomics for Plant Breeding

First Latin-American Conference on Plant Phenotyping and Phenomics for Plant Breeding | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Early registration deadline for LatAm Conference on Plant Phenotyping & Phenomics for Plant Breeding is 15th August http://t.co/zbj7hSVZNH
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eBee becomes Canada’s first compliant fixed-wing drone | sUAS News

eBee becomes Canada’s first compliant fixed-wing drone | sUAS News | phenotyping | Scoop.it
The Business of Drones Worldwide UAV News
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Long List Of UAS Companies To Exhibit At UAV Expo - POB

Long List Of UAS Companies To Exhibit At UAV Expo - POB | phenotyping | Scoop.it
More than 55 unmanned aircraft systems companies are backing SPAR Point Group’s Las Vegas event.
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Funding launches work on North Dakota's Grand Sky UAS park - UAS Magazine - UAS Magazine

Funding launches work on North Dakota's Grand Sky UAS park - UAS Magazine - UAS Magazine | phenotyping | Scoop.it
North Dakota’s Grand Sky tech park for unmanned aerial systems on Monday received $5.6 million in state funding to begin infrastructure construction that will start next week.
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Drone Wars: Airspace and Legal Rights in the Age of Drones | sUAS News

Drone Wars: Airspace and Legal Rights in the Age of Drones | sUAS News | phenotyping | Scoop.it
The Business of Drones Worldwide UAV News
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Conferences On Sensing For Agriculture And Robotic Vision Among Expanded Topics At SPIE Defense And Commercial Sensing

Conferences On Sensing For Agriculture And Robotic Vision Among Expanded Topics At SPIE Defense And Commercial Sensing | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Practical, new sensing technologies enabling wide-ranging applications such as increasing crop productivity, improving neurosurgery, and delivering...
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Related story: 190 drought maps reveal just how thirsty California has become

Related story: 190 drought maps reveal just how thirsty California has become | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Just how bad is the California drought? Here is every map of the state released by the U.S. Drought Monitor since 2011.
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K-State Salina UAS program gets drone "pavilion"

K-State Salina UAS program gets drone "pavilion" | phenotyping | Scoop.it
The net may not look like much on the outside, but K-State Salina students say the inside is what carries all the potential.
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Agri-tech at the forefront of Precision Agriculture Revolution | Agri-Tech Strategy

Agri-tech at the forefront of Precision Agriculture Revolution | Agri-Tech Strategy | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Updates on the UK Agri-Tech Strategy
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UAS Magazine – The Latest News on Unmanned Aerial Systems - First-ever large UAV precision ag project set for ND

UAS Magazine – The Latest News on Unmanned Aerial Systems - First-ever large UAV precision ag project set for ND | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Elbit Systems of America LLC is bringing its large-scale unmanned aircraft vehicle expertise to the agriculture fields of North Dakota. The American arm of the global aerospace firm was awarded $357,546 to capture crop data.
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UAS Magazine – The Latest News on Unmanned Aerial Systems - Sony Mobile joint venture shows off two new UAS from AeroSense

UAS Magazine – The Latest News on Unmanned Aerial Systems - Sony Mobile joint venture shows off two new UAS from AeroSense | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Sony Mobile has unveiled two new unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) developed under the joint venture it announced last month with Japanese companies ZMP and AeroSense Inc.
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Drones big business in Arizona, one of the states with most drone waivers | sUAS News

Drones big business in Arizona, one of the states with most drone waivers | sUAS News | phenotyping | Scoop.it
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PTFS Offers UAS Geospatial Content Management Tool - POB

PTFS Offers UAS Geospatial Content Management Tool - POB | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Progressive Technology Federal Systems Inc. is making it easier to manage large archives of UAS data.
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Virginia Tech, Flirtey Kick Off UAS Delivery System Tests in Virginia - Aviation Today

Virginia Tech, Flirtey Kick Off UAS Delivery System Tests in Virginia - Aviation Today | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Flirtey delivery UAS. Photo: Flirtey [Avionics Today 07-17-2015] Today, the first FAA-approved Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) package delivery will kick off at a field hospital in Wise, Va.
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UAS Magazine – The Latest News on Unmanned Aerial Systems - Attorney says new Tennessee UAS law might be unenforceable

UAS Magazine – The Latest News on Unmanned Aerial Systems - Attorney says new Tennessee UAS law might be unenforceable | phenotyping | Scoop.it
Among more than a dozen new laws that went into effect July 1 in Tennessee was one that makes it illegal to fly unmanned aerial vehicles over fireworks displays, correctional facilities and events of more than 100 people.
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