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This odor-smelling drone uses antennae from real moths

Researchers from the University of Washington proudly present the "Smellicopter."

The "Smellicopter" is a drone that can smell and was developed by researchers from the University of Washington.

Since the dawn of drones, people have used them for lots of things – recording video for movies; delivering takeaways or vital medical supplies; some drones (like the one pictured) have even been trained to intercept other drones and disable them with nets.

One thing drones have definitely never been able to do, however, is smell... at least, not until now.

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