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The Most Amazing Examples of Drones in Use Today: From Scary to Incredibly Helpful

Drones, aircraft that are remotely or autonomously piloted with no human onboard, are used in many ways from a hobbyist who flies a $25 drone around for fun on the weekends to a multimillion-dollar military drone that’s becoming a critical … Continue reading

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Drones improve farming

Drones in use at Suffolk’s agriculture research and extension center off of Holland Road will play a key role in farming’s future, according to researchers at Virginia Tech. David Langston, a professor and director of the Tidewater Agricultural Research and … Continue reading

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Nearly All States Use Drones for Range of Work

In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to watch roaring snow. In North Carolina, they’re searching for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, they could soon be identifying sick cows through heat signatures. Public transportation agencies are using drones … Continue reading

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Drone images can accurately find, count citrus trees

By using drone technology, Florida citrus growers can find out how many trees live in their groves and, eventually, they may detect the health status of the citrus plants, a new University of Florida study shows. Imaging from unmanned aerial … Continue reading

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