TheStreet (June 3, 2014) The FAA is reviewing a request by seven film and television companies to use drones when filming. The companies hope to use drones to achieve creative aerial shots, but they also can be less ... watch video
TheStreet (June 25, 2014) Amazon's hopes of launching "Prime Air" were put on hold this week by the Federal Aviation Administration. On Monday, the FAA published a document addressing the operation of model airplanes. Buried ... watch video
Newsy (Mar. 19, 2015) Amazon's ambitious Prime Air drone delivery service took another step forward Thursday, after the FAA gave the company permission to test its drones.
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Reuters - Business Video Online (Sep. 25, 2014) The FAA plans to let seven movie and TV companies use drones for filming. It would reportedly mark the first time commercial drones are used in populated areas. Fred Katayama reports.
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AP (Mar. 17, 2014) As commercial drones take off around the globe, they are grounded in the US for now by the government. FAA officials say rules to address the safety challenges with unmanned aircraft need to be in ... watch video
Newsy (Sep. 26, 2014) The Federal Aviation Administration says choice production companies can fly unmanned drones without an FAA certificate as long as they play it safe.
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TheStreet (June 5, 2014) Amazon announced it will launch a new product on June 18th in Seattle. The online retail giant teased the market with a Twitter photo of a shiny black device with the Amazon logo. A launch video ... watch video
May 27, 2015 Researchers have explored how 3D printing can be used to help treat type 1 diabetes. The 3D printing technique, known as bioplotting, has taken researchers one step closer to being able to help ... read more
May 27, 2015 Mobile phone data can be used to predict future unemployment rates up to four months before the release of official reports and more accurately than traditional forecasts, computational social ... read more
May 28, 2015 Scientists have created underwater robot swarms that function like schools of fish, exchanging information to monitor the environment, searching, maintaining, exploring and ... read more
May 27, 2015 Given the threat of a massive earthquake striking Japan, researchers have organized a cooperative project team to develop a new robot. They set about determining the factors ... read more
May 27, 2015 Physicists have taken an interest in quantum magnetic ordering, which is believed to be intimately related to high-temperature superconductivity and also has significance in ... read more
May 27, 2015 Robots will one day provide tremendous benefits to society, such as in search and rescue missions and putting out forest fires -- but not until they can learn to keep working ... read more
Apr. 7, 2015 Researchers have unveiled new technology enabling drones to recover stable flight from any position and land autonomously in failure situations. It will even be possible to launch drones by simply ... read more
Oct. 22, 2014 Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, can collect detailed information in real time at relatively low cost for ecological research. In a new article, experts demonstrate that drones can be used to ... read more
June 4, 2014 This growing season, crop researchers are experimenting with the use of drones -- unmanned aerial vehicles -- on their farms. A crop sciences educator is using two drones to take aerial pictures of ... read more
Jan. 13, 2014 Two new articles explore the use of drones in military operations. The articles highlight increasing levels of disapproval of the use of drones in recent U.S. polls and suggest that drone warfare may ... read more