DRONES

drones inside drones

Weapon Manufacturers Are Making Robots That Deploy Other Robots

There's a burgeoning market for robots that deploy robots.
David Axe
10.18.18
presented by toyota

Pipe-Crawling Drones Are Going Where No Human Can or Wants to

How a Canadian company is helping to protect cities' underground arteries.
Jay Fleming
8.28.18
Whale Poop

The Scientists Who Study Whale 'Defecation Events'

Whale poops fertilize ocean ecosystems, and also contain a wealth of information for marine scientists.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
DRONES

Assassin Drones Are Here. Now What?

It was perhaps inevitable that would-be political assassins would turn to off-the-shelf drones.
David Axe
8.7.18
hands on

New Drone 'Cockpits' Aim to Make Remote Warfare Feel More Real

Improved ergonomics alone can’t lift the moral burden on drone operators far removed from the battlefield, for whom life-or-death decisions are all in a day's work.
David Axe
7.12.18
Facebook

Facebook Quietly Ended Its Rural Internet Laser Drone Program

The Aquila technology was part of a plan to provide high speed internet to remote, rural areas around the globe.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.27.18
by the way

While No One Is Looking, Trump Is Escalating America’s Drone War

In expanding US drone strikes in Yemen, Somalia, and Afghanistan, Trump has "shredded" Obama-era safeguards to minimizing the risk of civilian casualties.
David Axe
6.22.18
flying pie

Pilot This Drone Made Out of Pizza Directly Into My Mouth

deDrones crafted a flyable, edible quadcopter from pizza crust.
Samantha Cole
5.16.18
sUASs

Experts to US Army: Beware Swarming Drones

It doesn't help that many of the weapons the Army could use to shoot down small drones—guns, missiles and lasers—cost far more than a quadcopter does
David Axe
3.7.18
Public Service Announcements

The New York City Drone Film Festival Is Proving Drone Filmography Doesn't Have to Suck

Going to a drone film festival is like watching the future happen in real time.
Jason Koebler
2.21.18
lost cities

The Ruins of a Massive Ancient City Have Been Discovered in Guatemala

With the help of lasers and drones, scientists have found that Maya civilization was more advanced and populous than previously imagined.
Becky Ferreira
2.2.18
Skynet

Energy Neutral Drone Swarms Can Spy on You Without Taking a Break

Researchers imagine a self-sufficient internet of drones.
Michael Byrne
1.17.18