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Engineers brought together by Mars are now using technology to save Australia’s bees from devastating varroa mites – ABC News

Tech-savvy aerospace engineers have joined forces with a dairy company to save Australia’s bees from a deadly mite.

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Australia’s biosecurity regime is about to get a timely technological boost from an unlikely alliance.

  • Australia is the only inhabited continent still free of Varroa destructor
  • Researchers have trained AI to count bees and detect the mites inside a purple box attached to the front of the hive
  • Apiarists hope the technology will help keep their industry safe

Some young tech-savvy aerospace engineers have joined forces with one of Australia’s largest dairy compa…

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