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it's high tech high speed but collects something you wouldn't imagine this is our racing style taught drying for collecting while snot scientists in Australia have turned to drones in an effort to find out more about the health of what ails the customize device can be flown to about two hundred meters away from their blowholes and collect what sprays out mostly snow in the pas samples used to come from miles of the stranded in which case the health is compromised often while that would deliver the kill which is simply unethical from the material they collect scientists are able to look at the types of bacteria living in the wild lungs for an assessment of its overall health a current study focuses on humpback whales a species that's thriving and helps in developing early health warning detections but the method could soon be taken one step further we can adapt to this method to all the while populate populations around the world not doing so well like the north Atlantic right while that species is in danger and dying in on pre student ID number is a lot of the deaths are caused by human activity like getting tangled in fishing gear or being hit by ships