Social Media Sidebar


Please sign up, comment on articles and bring your friends!

Current poll

PlanetTech is asking:

What do you think about our new web site?

Love it, indeed
Really good solution
Same as old one
The old one was better
This is a new option

Quote of the day

Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.


Thomas Edison

Help identify African wildlife captured on remote camera from your browser

Posted in Science on 16th Dec, 2012 06:29 PM by AlexMuller

Over the past few years, scientists from the University of Minnesota have collected millions of photographs of wildlife from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, and now they're asking you to help identify the creatures caught on camera. To accomplish this, they created Snapshot Serengeti — a website launched this week that allows users to look at sequences of photos captured by hundreds of motion-activated camera traps in the park and identify their contents.


The team's ultimate goal is to understand how communities of large animals interact in the wild; they hope to discover how carnivores and herbivores coexist, and whether herbivores tend towards areas without predators, even if the food isn't as good. To get there they will study the distribution of more than 30 species in the region and examine how they interact with one another. It's not the first time a project like this has been done on the web — the project's sponsor has previously enlisted the public to help identify ocean life, cyclone data, and cancer samples — but Serengeti Snapshot has the added appeal of getting a close, candid look at big cats and other animals in their natural habitat.

Read original article » Back to category


Author: Guest
Posted: 2013-11-21
I seldom drop cotmmnes, but i did a few searching and wound up here "Το γλυkό kοριτσάkι που έγινe "τέρaς" !!! (photos)". And I actually do have a couple of questions for you if it's allright. Could it be only me or does it give the impression like some of the responses look like coming from brain dead people? :-P And, if you are writing on other online sites, I'd like to keep up with everything new you have to post.Could you list of all of all your shared pages like your linkedin profile, Facebook page or twitter feed?Feel free to visit my website: Reply


Recent headlines

  • Posted in Science on 2018-11-18 20:04:45
    Rocket Lab launched seven small more
    Posted in Hardware on 2018-11-18 19:58:28
    SpaceX will be going all in to launch unmanned BFR more
    Posted in Medicine on 2018-11-17 12:31:22
    Anti-aging compounds targeting Alzheimer’s move more
    Posted in Hardware on 2018-11-13 05:19:55
    NASA certifies SpaceX's Falcon 9 for its most more
    Posted in Software on 2018-11-09 03:19:01
    OpenAI launches reinforcement learning more
Posted in Business on 2013-10-10 01:33
China is working towards a manned lunar mission in more
Posted in Business on 2013-10-20 07:17
Spacex says China is their main competitor for more
Posted in Software on 2013-10-20 06:43
Pirate Bay Browser Clocks 1,000,000 more
Posted in Medicine on 2013-10-10 02:10
Google reportedly investing hundreds of millions into more
Posted in Medicine on 2013-10-14 03:13
Endothelial Cells Can Repair and Regenerate Organs, more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Spacex says China is their main competitor for more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Staring at Your Phone Could Be Making You Short more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Oculus Rift virtual reality headset coming to mobile, more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
China is working towards a manned lunar mission in more
Posted in Science on 01.01.2010
Delivering drugs via nanoparticles to target more

Recent Blog Posts

  • Posted by AlexMuller
    Even light drinking increases risk of more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Researchers have discovered how to slow more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Human retinas grown in a dish explain how color vision more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    The smartphone app that can tell you’re depressed before more
    Posted by AlexMuller
    Neural networks don’t understand what optical illusions more

Login to your Account

Login to your PlanetTech Account here

Remember me

Create a New Account

You just need username and password

The following errors occured:
Verify password:
Remember me