DRONES

Premieres

Breaking's New Ambient Ballads Offer Peace That's Handworn and Hard-Won

The New York composer and filmmaker's new EP 'Shell' offers three intimate and beautiful new songs.
Colin Joyce
3.8.19
Motherboard

Scientists Discover Hidden 'Supercolony' of 1.5 Million Penguins After Tracking Poop From Space

“This small archipelago, that measures only 15 kilometers from one end to the other, has more Adélie penguins than the entire rest of the Antarctic peninsula combined.”
Becky Ferreira
12.17.18
Motherboard

Swarms of Sensor-Wearing Bees Could Monitor Crops Better Than Drones

Bumblebees carrying electronic sensor backpacks could monitor crops like agricultural drones.
Samantha Cole
12.13.18
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A New Startup Thinks Huge Drones That Fly Humans Can Solve America’s Traffic Problem

Texas-based Lift wants to give users cheap affordable flights in ultralight aircraft across short distances.
Motherboard Staff
12.11.18
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A New Startup Thinks Huge Drones That Fly Humans Can Solve America’s Traffic Problem

Texas-based Lift wants to give users cheap affordable flights in ultralight aircraft across short distances.
Motherboard Staff
12.11.18
DRONES

The Last Thing You See Before Being Attacked by a DIY Drone Swarm

Watch Michael Reeves' swarm of drones detect his face and try to ram into it.
Samantha Cole
12.11.18
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Weapon Manufacturers Are Making Robots That Deploy Other Robots

There's a burgeoning market for robots that deploy robots.
David Axe
10.18.18
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'Game of Thrones' Reportedly Had 'Drone Killers' to Combat Spoilers

HBO was apparently ready to shoot drones out of the skies to protect the show's secrets.
River Donaghey
10.10.18
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Pipe-Crawling Drones Are Going Where No Human Can or Wants to

How a Canadian company is helping to protect cities' underground arteries.
Jay Fleming
8.28.18
Munchies

IBM Has Patented a Coffee Delivery Drone that Knows When You're Tired

Do we really need a drone to read our heart rates and eye movements to know we need a cup of java?
Danielle Wayda
8.22.18
Motherboard

The Scientists Who Study Whale 'Defecation Events'

Whale poops fertilize ocean ecosystems, and also contain a wealth of information for marine scientists.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
DRONES

Assassin Drones Are Here. Now What?

It was perhaps inevitable that would-be political assassins would turn to off-the-shelf drones.
David Axe
8.7.18
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