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Use drones to deliver organs for transplant? Baltimore surgeon says it would save precious time, money

At a Southern Maryland airfield, Dr. Joseph Scalea watched a drone carrying a kidney in a cardboard cooler fly 3 miles. The test flight, repeated 14 times, was the culmination of three years’ work by the University of Maryland Medical … Continue reading

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ORGANS BY DRONE? UNMANNED FLYING VEHICLES COULD SOON CARRY BODY PARTS FOR HUMAN TRANSPLANTS

Since their surge in popularity in recent years, drones have been heralded as the future of transportation, carrying everything from packages to people. But they could also revolutionize the medical field as well by being used to transport human organs … Continue reading

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Georgetown Police Department Uses Drones to Locate Suspects, Perform Search and Rescues

The Georgetown Police Department (GPD) in Kentucky has been using drones to find missing persons, locate stolen vehicles and suspects fleeing from crime scenes, and document infrastructural failures. According to News-Graphic, the primary motivation to purchase the aerial equipment was … Continue reading

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How Gangs are Using Drones to Disrupt Law Enforcement

Gangs are continually adapting their skillsets to counter law enforcement efforts. For example, as outlined in my book, “The Gang Life Laugh Now Cry Later: Suppression and Prevention,” gangs have sent their members into the military to gain tactical skillsets. … Continue reading

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