future drones Stories May 7

The winning team behind the sanitation drone
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You know you must be doing something right when the judge you’re trying to impress offers to team up with you for an early demonstration of your solution. This is what happened at this year’s Rabobank-MIT Food and Agribusiness Innovation Prize pitch event.

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future drones Stories April 28

A whimsical 200 mm wingspan dragonfly drone in flight
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Researchers are convinced that the drones of the future could very well mimic a 300-million-year-old superior flying machine: the dragonfly.

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future drones Stories November 24, 2020

Researchers at UNSW Canberra in Australia believe they have cracked one of the secrets that allow the ungainly bumblebee to fly so dexterously. And they think that may have an application to the next generation of drones.

Bumblebees apparently have a keen sense of their own size. And that allows them to fly through complex and cluttered environments without crashing or wrecking their delicate wings. It’s a possible learning moment for an autonomous drone.

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