Mosses are sensitive to even minor changes in their living conditions, and scientists traditionally tramped through difficult terrain to collect data on them.
The drone market is booming, with some unwanted consequences for wildlife. A new study argues that threatened species might need extra protections.
As disruptive technology increasingly enters our lives, it demands that we rethink and reorganize all aspects of work, life, and society.
Technologists need to understand the society in which they live, and the effect their inventions could have on it.
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For-profit corporations are deeply embedded in US national security infrastructure – and they're not going anywhere.
Amazon.com and others are eager to fill the skies with drones delivering packages at all hours. Convenient, yes, but it could transform – and not in a good way – our ability to make informed choices.
Online shopping giants and logistics firms are trying to improve efficiency and cut carbon – knowing that doing so will reduce their operating costs while appealing to green-minded consumers.
A surprise intrusion by a drone on a Darwin woman skinny-dipping in her secluded backyard pool highlights the many weaknesses of current privacy and stalking laws.
LIfeguards could potentially have a new ally in the fight to reduce shark incidents: drones that can spot when a shark swims nearby, and automatically alert authorities.
Collecting pollen takes a surprising amount of teamwork.
Targeted killing – the killing of specific individuals usually performed by drones – is a globally expanding practice.
Drone technology is quickly evolving from a geeky accessory to multi-billion dollar industry.
Get a taste of a drone-enabled future by looking at innovations and explorations from researchers, students and employees at one of the nation's largest university systems.
All over the country, novice drone pilots are launching their new Christmas presents skywards. But do they all know the rules? Here's a primer.
Without a human operator on board, how can a drone steer clear of collisions? Technology from autonomous cars can help.
Rebel fighters in the latest Star Wars movie are helped by a droid that was captured from the enemy and reprogrammed. Could that happen in real life with today's autonomous weapons?
What if your first contact with the Western world was witnessing an atomic test? This is the story of Nyarri Nyarri Morgan, told in stunning virtual reality in animation/documentary hybrid Collisions.
Over the next few years, drones are going to take to the skies en masse – and cities will need to accommodate them.
If Trump becomes president, he'll inherit one of the US's most dangerous military tools.