It's a Bird! It's a Plant! Millions Turn to A.I. to Discover New Species


With climate change altering the ecosystem rapidly, researchers are often overworked as they try to keep up. A new technology that enables greater use of citizen scientists, however, aims to help solve this problem. Similar to apps that identify song titles by analyzing transmitted lyrics, Species-Identifying Artificial Intelligence apps identify species of plants and animals based on the analyzation of a photograph.

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