Science

Ferel Robot Dogs Sniff Out Pollution

Posted 4 May 2004 at 04:27 UTC by steve Share This

Almost a year ago, we first heard about Natalie Jeremijenko and her ferel robot dogs. Today, an Ithaca Journal article describes a recent visit by six of Natalie's ferel robot dogs to Washington Park, Ithaca, New York where they successfully sniffed out the source of some coal tar pollution. Because their primary goal is educating the public about pollution hazards, Natalie has taken to calling the robots "weapons of mass instruction". She hopes to make the plans simple enough that any high school student can download the information, upgrade their existing robot dog, and start sniffing out pollution in their neighborhood.

See more of the latest robot news!

Recent blogs

20 Apr 2014 Flanneltron (Journeyer)
19 Apr 2014 mwaibel (Master)
17 Apr 2014 shimniok (Journeyer)
8 Apr 2014 Petar.Kormushev (Master)
6 Apr 2014 steve (Master)
2 Mar 2014 wedesoft (Master)
1 Dec 2013 AI4U (Observer)
13 Nov 2013 jlin (Master)
23 Jun 2013 Mubot (Master)
13 May 2013 JLaplace (Observer)
X
Share this page