Tag: detection

January 11, 2022

Pulling animal DNA from thin air

When researcher Elizabeth Clare was charged with exploring how environmental DNA carried in the air could be used to detect mammals, she was surprised by what she found. Nothing. The...

April 10, 2020

JWM: Sniffing out bird and bat mortalities at turbines

Detecting wildlife deaths at wind turbines isn’t an easy job. Researcher Shawn Smallwood had been at it for 20 years, and he felt humans missed so many carcasses, detection dogs...