sep 102013
 
A Phone-Cam to Search for Signs of Life

  A novel, hybrid part-human, part-machine visual system that uses a simple mobile phone camera has been developed to search for evidence of past or present life in planetary analogue sites on Earth. Patrick McGuire from the Freie Universität, Berlin, has presented results from this Cyborg Astrobiologist at the European Planetary Science Congress in London [continue reading]