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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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Rutgers drone, at home in air and water, inspects Delaware Memorial Bridge

It’s a fish. It’s a plane. No, it’s a super drone. The use of a technology that may have been previously relegated to science fiction was announced Tuesday by the Delaware River Bay Authority (DRBA), which successfully utilized an innovative … Continue reading

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