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What are drones good for? Common commercial applications of drones in agriculture, business and the military

Considered to be one of the most resourceful and multipurpose innovations of the century, drones have managed to perforate numerous segments of the global economic sphere. Having uses in fields ranging from filmmaking to farming, drones have managed to capture … Continue reading

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Tree-Planting Drones Boost Global Ecosystems

Drones can now add another skill to their growing do-gooder resume: planting trees. Startup BioCarbon Engineering boasts a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles that can seed as many as 100,000 saplings in a single day. “We use emerging remote sensing, … Continue reading

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From Helping Farmers to Saving Wildlife, Here Are 7 Ways Drones Are Being Used for Good

When you hear the word drone, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Probably the fact that they are used by the U.S. military for missile strikes. And that association is giving drone technology a serious PR problem. Drones … Continue reading

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Drone revolution: Researchers, regulators prepare for unmanned aircraft to fill US skies

From crop dusting to package delivery, commercial drones are about to become a part of everyday life. “Just in the last 18 months, we’ve registered twice as many unmanned aircraft (as) we registered all aircraft from the previous 100 years,” … Continue reading

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