Tag Archives: Scientific Research

Drones Make New Caribou Discoveries

A study recently used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to collect overhead footage of migrating caribou and discover “enormous variation” in the herd. In the darkening weeks of late fall, Dolphin-Union caribou herds cross the stretches of frozen ice seasonally connecting … Continue reading

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DoD Introduces Contest for New Drones that Fly Like Bats and Insects

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced a new initiative to support scientific research for the development of drones that fly like bats and insects. The Department of Defense (DoD) introduced the Defense Enterprise Science Initiative (DESI), “a new … Continue reading

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More Than 600 Drones Were Crashed in the Name of UAV Safety Research

Once drone delivery becomes the norm, having one whir by overhead is likely to be a common occurrence. You’d be forgiven for thinking that the only requirement for making that a reality was developing a reliable autonomous guidance system, and … Continue reading

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First part of 50-mile Central New York drone air corridor launched

Officials on Thursday launched what they touted as the first air corridor in the nation where unmanned aerial vehicles can safely fly beyond line of sight for testing and development. The Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance, or Nuair, officially … Continue reading

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