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Method Behind The Mucus – The Science To Whale Snot

Drones aren’t just used these days to take stunning panoramas and disrupt major airports, they also have the capacity for  some very unique scientific research. PhD graduate and Marine Biologist, Dr Vanessa Pirotta, uses drones to collect whale snot from Eastern Australian Humpback Whales to gain information on their health for conservation. 

To find out more about Vanessa’s research, head to her website https://www.vanessapirotta.com/.

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