Lost in the woods? A drone may find you

Lost in the woods? A drone may find you

Lost in the woods? A drone may find you Each year, hikers and mountain bikers get lost or injured in the wilderness. Search and rescue efforts can involve 20 or more people. But a new “smart” drone can follow hiking trails without a pilot’s assistance. This could allow rescuers to search more efficiently, scientists report. In the United States alone, as many as 34 million hikers hit the trails each year. Some of those trekkers invariably get lost. To find them, a small army of rescuers may scour the woods…

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F1: A vintage year for the flying Finns?

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F1: A vintage year for the flying Finns? vintage : The waiting is almost over for Formula One fans — a new season is upon us. vintage : But when the cars line up on the grid for Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix there will an added sense of expectation in Finland with homegrown heroes Kimi Raikkonen and Valtteri Bottas expected to be in title contention this year. Raikkonen, buoyed by the impressive pace of his new-look Ferrari at winter testing in Barcelona, will be daring to dream that he can…

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