Drone World

The Flytrex drones delivered food and medicine to people’s backyards. During quarantine, residents of Grand Forks, North Dakota, didn’t have to rely on a person bringing takeout to their doorstep. Instead,...

Together, flying drones and sailing drones are helping to clear rivers of plastic waste and oil spills. In a river in the Danish city of Århus, a small machine called the...

An Israeli biometrics startup with a history of defense contracts has applied for a patent on technology that repositions drones to get a better shot of a person on the ground....

How do you get the vaccine to remote clinics while it’s still frozen? Fly it there. For a remote health clinic—whether in Africa or in a rural part of the U.S.—one...

Want to get in the holiday spirit? These are the best ads of the season—and they’re a lot shorter than Miracle on 34th Street. Ahhh, the holidays. It’s the time of...

Scientists are letting people walk through virtual Wisconsin trees and then showing them the effects of changing global temperatures. We’ve all seen images of California on fire and Houston flooded after...

Drone delivery might sound new, but it’s been in the works for 100 years. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Google’s Wing delivery drones have supplied Virginia residents with toilet paper and medicine,...

All of a sudden, the benefits of keeping people on the ground and sending unmanned aircraft aloft became obvious to a lot more companies. Before COVID-19 hit, San Diego Gas &...

From Ring to Echo, Amazon’s latest devices are built on stoking paranoid. In the span of about 45 minutes on Thursday, Amazon announced 17 new products and services, including a slew...

Tree-planting drones are becoming big business. The next step is making sure they create a viable new environment. On a recent afternoon on former farmland in New South Wales, Australia, drones...