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
Aug. 29, 2016 Scientists have developed an artificial metalloenzyme that catalyses a reaction inside of cells without equivalent in nature. This could be a prime example for creating new ... read more
Aug. 26, 2016 Several species of bacteria found in smokeless tobacco products have been associated with opportunistic infections, according to a new paper. An estimated 8 million people use smokeless tobacco ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 Since concern about widespread honey bee colony losses began ten years ago, there have been surveys carried out to assess winter losses in North America and many European countries. So far, the ... read more
Aug. 26, 2016 How genes in our DNA are expressed into traits within a cell is a complicated mystery with many players, the main suspects being chemical. However, a new study has demonstrated that external ... read more
Aug. 26, 2016 A new study will help researchers understand the ways that marine animal larvae use sound as a cue to settle on coral reefs. The study has determined that sounds created by ... 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