Drones are being used to combat malaria in Zanzibar.
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The UK has fallen victim to drones, chemical weapons and cyber-attacks in recent years. But at least it's got a really big boat.
Cheap, powerful, and more widely used by greater numbers of people, drones are causing a headache at supposedly secure locations worldwide.
Drones are low cost and easy to operate.
Drones are low cost and easy to operate. They give quality, high resolution outputs, and can be deployed fast and often.
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Drones can be the best way to study animals but only if used responsibly.
In the context of accelerating geopolitical, technological and environmental change, we need to radically reassess how we perceive airspace legally.
Many of Australia’s beaches are now being monitored for shark safety by drones.
Drones are now being used to warn beachgoers about sharks – with groundbreaking accuracy.
Airbus Perlan Mission II surpasses U.
New research shows how smart aircraft can learn to use updrafts of warm air to stay in the sky.
The debate on autonomous weapons isn't paying enough attention to the technology already in use.
Bloede Dam (ca. 2016) near Ilchester, Maryland.
When a dam comes down this fall, a team of scientists will be there to track the environmental changes.
Interviews with civilian and military figures paint a complex picture of what went wrong with crucial peace negotiations.
Australia was once at the forefront of RPAS regulation, but we now trail other jurisdictions – and we’re alarmingly misaligned with international best practice.
Drones are pesky, hazardous and can spy on you while you're getting dressed. But they can also do a huge amount of good
Delivery bots, maintenance drones and care robots are all being tested in real world contexts – and that's just the beginning.
High tech plus ‘bucket and spade’ employed in the fight against malaria.
High-tech drones and low-tech 'bucket and spade' are helping Malawians fight malaria.
Iraqi Army soldiers South of Mosul in November 2016.
Ten years after the publication of two major works about violence, their authors meet to discuss their theories and renew the debate.
The old border was a source of anger, resentment and violence.
After Brexit, politicians hope that technology can help us avoid a hard border in Ireland.
Eyes in the sky: drone footage is becoming a vital tool for monitoring ecosystems.
Deakin Marine Mapping Group
Ecology is in the midst of a technological revolution. From tiny sensors that can be fitted to animals, to swarms of remotely-piloted drones, researchers have a host of new ways to study the natural world.
Would you be – or feel – safer if one of these people were a robot?
Airplanes could be safer with technology at the helm. A key sticking point is human opinion.
Algorithms will soon be able to decide who to target.
US Air Force
The militarisation of AI has serious ethical and legal implications.