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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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Drones that perch like birds could go on much longer flights

It’s a bird! It’s a drone! Well, um, actually it’s a drone that perches like a bird. Just as a bat might cling to a wall or a bird perch on a branch to rest, drones can also take an … Continue reading

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Digital shields at British airports could prevent chaos from rogue drones

Giant virtual domes which protect runways from rogue drones could be introduced at British airports to prevent a repeat of the chaos that grounded hundreds of Christmas flights. The multi-million-pound, 30-mile-high digital shields, based on a similar principle to Israel’s … Continue reading

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Hacked drones an increasing concern as government seeks to ease restrictions

On July 4, 2017, an unmanned aerial vehicle (otherwise known as a drone) crashed through the display window of a Kate Spade boutique in Manhattan, New York. On March 23, 2017, a 19-year-old Rochester teen crashed his drone through a … Continue reading

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