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Tech roundup: Drones to transport biological material in Brazil

The project from a federal research institution could use drones to revolutionize logistics in the country's medical and scientific sectors

The project from a federal research institution could use drones to revolutionize logistics in the country's medical and scientific sectors.
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Welcome to our Tech Roundup, where we bring you Brazil’s biggest stories on technology and innovation. This week: The use of drones could lead to a logistical revolution in Brazilian scientific research.

Brazilian project tests use of drones to transport biological materials

In the not-so-distant future, biological materials could be transported via drones in Brazil. The idea, which could revolutionize logistics in the medical and scientific sectors, comes from a project by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, a federal biological institute, developed with the innovation lab H4ndsLab and the Federal District Research Support Foundation. 

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