Lego Targets Pre-Mindstorms Minds with its Boost Educational Kit

(TECH CRUNCH) – Boost is an impressive kit. The five on-board building experiences cover a lot of ground, from a robot to a guitar, to quasi Lego “3D printer” that’s

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Donuts in Flight in First US-Approved Drone Delivery

(Phys.org) – With a chicken sandwich, hot coffee and donuts, aviation history was made Friday. These were among the items in the first drone delivery on US soil approved by

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Bat Wings Inspire New Breed of Drone

(Reuters) – Researchers design a new breed of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) using membrane wings inspired by bats, which they say has improved aerodynamics and can fly for longer. Matthew

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Airbus Wants to Replace Satellites With High-Flying Drones

(WIRED) – When Sputnik 1 reached low Earth orbit in 1957, it did more than kick-start America’s space program and send American schoolchildren scurrying for cover under their desks. It

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British Drone-Freezing Ray Gets US Airports Trial

(BBC) – A UK-developed system capable of jamming signals to small drones is to be trialled by the US aviation authority. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding efforts to

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Call to Minimize Drone Impact on Wildlife

(SPACE WAR)  – University of Adelaide environmental researchers have called for a ‘code of best practice’ in using unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) for wildlife monitoring and protection, and other biological

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These Anti-Drone Guns Are The Future of Messing With Your Neighbors

(GIZMODO) With the rise of consumer drones, everyone from the US military to Border Patrol are stocking up on anti-drone guns. And the Navy Times has a new video of the

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Bullseye! Man Frustrated by ‘Annoying’ Drone Downs It With a Perfect Throw of His Spear

(DAILY MAIL) – This is the moment a man taking part in a medieval festival in Russia took down an ‘annoying’ drone buzzing above actors – with a perfect throw

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United Therapeutics Subsidiary Orders Up to 1,000 Drones for Organ Delivery

(FIERCE BIOTECH) – A subsidiary of United Therapeutics ($UTHR) has placed an order for up to 1,000 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Chinese manufacturer EHang. The plan is to use

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UPS-Backed Rwandan Blood Deliveries Show Drones’ Promise, Hurdles

By Nick Carey (Reuters) – International delivery company UPS is backing a start-up using drones in Rwanda to transport life-saving blood supplies and vaccines, underlining the wide potential for the

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