Drone World

Contactless delivery, from the sky. If a hospital in Huntersville, North Carolina needs to quickly replenish its supply of surgical masks and gowns as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it will now...

UPS and CVS announced plans to begin making drove deliveries in The Villages, Florida, in early May. UPS will begin using drones to deliver CVS prescription medication in early May to...

Robots have been used for everything from disinfecting hospitals to walking the stage for graduation. Importantly, they’re not replacing people—they’re doing work people can no longer do safely. A cylindrical robot...

It’s successfully helping the medical system in Ghana and Rwanda. Now the drone company thinks it can help streamline U.S. medical deliveries while maintaining social distancing. Zipline, a medical drone delivery...

A new platform is recruiting amateur drone pilots to offer their services in finding mosquito-breeding hotspots. In some African cities, part of the fight against mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria and...

It’s part of Matternet’s system of using drones to deliver medical samples to labs faster. In a few weeks, when a new drone station is installed outside a hospital in Lugano,...

Astro Teller, the head of X, reflects on 10 years of work on projects such as internet-beaming balloons and sterilizing mosquitoes—and some even crazier ideas that never quite saw the light...

The higher-ups at Apple either had ideological or moral objections to the project outright or just didn’t want to suffer the consequences of employee protests like Google did. Less than three...

Companies in the region are evacuating staff from Iraq after Iranian president Hassan Rouhani tweeted in response to the U.S.-led strike in Baghdad. An American drone strike killed Iran’s Maj. Gen...

Presidential candidates, from Democratic rivals to Republican challengers, lost no time before criticizing the drone strike on Iran at an Iraqi airport. Nearly every 2020 presidential candidate has released a strong...