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A one-month-old baby in Vanuatu has become the first ever to be treated with a vaccine delivered by drone.
Planes were unable to take off and a number of flights had to be diverted, with thousands of passengers facing disruption the Thursday before Christmas, after drones were spotted in the a...
Researchers at the University of Zurich and EPFL have created a drone that shrinks to fit through gaps, which could make it perfect for search and rescue missions.
Drones have been hyped as a great way to deliver shopping or takeaway food to the time-poor in busy cities. But in Rwanda, a much more valuable service is on offer.
A test flight by the University of Maryland delivered the organ in good condition.
MIT researchers have developed a fleet of autonomous drones that they believe will be capable of maneuvering between trees and helping in search and rescue efforts.
Some of the world’s poorest countries have embraced drone technology, and are giving the industry a boost by stimulating innovation.
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In the future, consumers will be able to scan a barcode to find out where their product was made and where the ingredients were sourced, thanks to drones.
A breakneck innovation culture, a geographic profile that demands new logistics thinking and government backing have made China a drones powerhouse.
New technology doesn't have to widen the digital divide. Drones and robots could help the global south take charge of its resources if they're used with local needs in mind.