Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor was a tough and smart strategist who held the Taliban together and crushed dissent. Will his legacy endure?
Drones are useful tools for studying and protecting wildlife. But with their growing popularity comes a growing need to make sure they don't harm the animals they're trying to observe.
New and imagined digital technologies have important ethical implications. We should devise relevant social norms through a high-profile, public, collaborative process.
US President Barack Obama would do well to refocus America's interventions in Africa to support peaceful activists fighting for democracy.
The US has been mounting semi-secret drone strikes in Yemen for years – and it seems the UK has been deeply involved.
A bill before Congress could pave the way for the opening of our backyards, neighborhoods, business properties and campuses to commercial drone traffic.
Drones don’t pose much of a risk to traditional aviation. Our research shows that collisions with manned aircraft are far more likely to involve a bird.
Long awaited changes to the regulations on some drone flights in Australia are set to give the industry a shake up.
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can keep remote sensors alive and deal with dangerous scenarios.
Should we allow innocents to be harmed for the greater good? Eye in the Sky puts a modern spin on a classic philosophical moral dilemma.
Robots can explore where humans fear to tread.
The moral and ethical dilemmas of future warfare are depicted in this tight British thriller. But what will happen when humans become more removed from the weapons of war?
Drones are increasingly being used by law enforcement agencies around the world, but this raises some issues around privacy and regulation.
There's a new sport in the making, with enthusiasts racing tiny drones through obstacle courses while wearing 3D goggles.
Drones can be plucked out of the sky but it's easier to disable them with a signal from the ground.
When it comes to weapons with artificial intelligence, there's an argument for keeping a human in charge of some of the action.
New FAA guidelines call for consumers to register drones over a certain weight. As more and more drones take to the skies, we'll see how amateur use influences the development of UAS technologies.
Modern technology is helping archaeologists to discover buried sites without risking to damage them.
With drones and modern radar technology it's possible to target Islamic State's oil tankers – and strike at the heart of their income stream.
Amazon's latest delivery drone looks strange - here's how it flies.