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A drone just flew a kidney to a transplant patient for the first time ever. It won’t be the last.

Talk about a special delivery. In the wee hours of April 19, a custom-made drone roughly the size of a washing machine lifted off from a neighborhood in southwestern Baltimore and whisked a human kidney to a nearby hospital, where … Continue reading

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Drone makes historic delivery of life-saving kidney for Maryland patient

In a world first, a drone has delivered a donor kidney to a U.S. hospital, which resulted in a successful transplant. The groundbreaking flight required a drone that could maintain and monitor the kidney, officials said. The unnamed patient, a … Continue reading

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Forget The Ambulance – In The Future A Drone May Take You To The Hospital

Today, much of the technology involved in public safety revolves around automobiles. If a crime is committed, a police car rushes to the scene. In the event of a fire, a fire truck is quickly dispatched. An injured person is … Continue reading

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City to monitor flooding with drones

Residents of neighborhoods in Grand Forks at risk of flooding should not be alarmed by a drone flying above them and the Red River, according to a recent announcement from local officials. Grand Forks will fly unmanned aerial vehicles in … Continue reading

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