Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 1, 2016) An automated spray system that shoots a targeted droplet on to a crop with pinpoint accuracy aims to cuts use of chemicals in agriculture by more than 99 percent. Matthew Stock reports.
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Reuters (Dec. 4, 2013) Drone developers are increasingly attempting to mimic the flight mechanics of birds an insects for the next generation of miniature, autonomous aircraft, but one researcher in New York, has found ... watch video
AP (Jan. 7, 2015) Within the next several weeks the FAA is expected to release a proposed rule governing flight by unmanned vehicles operated from the ground. Dozens of commercial users are lining up to fly. (Jan. ... watch video
Newsy (Mar. 24, 2016) The FAA implements new red lights on towers after studies found birds are distracted by them, are attracted to them and fly straight into them.
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AP (Nov. 8, 2013) Farmer Joe Morette of Henniker, New Hampshire literally stumbled upon his idea for making turkeys taste better. He says giving them beer instead of water was the result of a happy accident. (Nov. ... watch video
Sep. 21, 2016 Peninsular Malaysia hosts at least three rare mussel species, one of which (Hyriopsis bialata) is not found anywhere else on the planet. Now investigators suggest that this species may be in danger. ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 Climate change, urban expansion and agricultural intensification blamed for risk to some of Britain's best loved species. Some of the UK's leading nature experts have delivered a clarion call for ... read more
Sep. 20, 2016 Habitat degradation poses a greater risk to the survival of turtles and tortoises than rising global temperatures, according to new research. More than 60 per cent are listed as vulnerable, ... read more
Sep. 20, 2016 Every plant and animal has a unique genetic composition, which makes a lake like a bowl of DNA soup—every spoonful contains the combined DNA of the lake’s inhabitants. Scientists have only ... read more
Sep. 23, 2016 Researchers have created tiny freeze-dried pellets that include all of the molecular machinery needed to translate DNA into proteins, which could form the basis for on-demand production of drugs and ... read more
Mar. 25, 2016 Scientists and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) engineers have successfully flight tested the first-ever autonomous cloud seeding aircraft platform. Cloud seeding flare tests were deployed from Drone ... read more
Jan. 8, 2016 In January 2015, a Washington, DC, hobbiest accidentally flew his DJI Phantom quadcopter drone over the White House fence and crashed it on the lawn. Small drones have proven to be effective tools of ... read more
Sep. 3, 2015 Cool. Calm. And oh, so calculated. That's how a chimpanzee living in the Royal Burgers' Zoo in the Netherlands set out to swat an aerial drone that was filming her group. Biologists explain ... read more
Apr. 16, 2015 Beer brewers face a tricky problem. The high level of activity in the yeast used to produce beer generates a lot of heat during the brewing process raising the temperature at the bottom of brewing ... read more