In South Africa, Drones Used to Battle Rhino Poaching

In hills where Zulu royalty once hunted wildlife, South African conservationists now scan live video from a thermal-imaging camera attached to a drone, looking for heat signatures of poachers stalking through the bush to kill rhinos. The unarmed drone, which resembles a model airplane, flies several miles (kilometres) from a van where an operator toggles […]

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Fame in Defeat for South Korean Go Grandmaster Lee Sedol

With 18 international titles under his belt after a decade of dominance in his chosen field, it seems a little unfair that South Korean Go grandmaster Lee Sedol has finally achieved global recognition in defeat. Prior to his world headline-grabbing showdown with the Google-developed supercomputer AlphaGo, the 33-year-old’s celebrity status was largely restricted to Northeast […]

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