News tagged with unmanned aerial vehicle

When a 'UFO' flies by, does it bother bears?

If an unidentified flying object suddenly appeared in the sky, it's likely your heart would beat faster. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on August 13 have found that the same is true for ...

dateAug 13, 2015 in Ecology
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An insect eye for drones

Is it possible to catch a fly? Small insects seem to possess a sixth sense that allows them to dodge any threats. Yet there is no magic trick, but only a compound eye that is an organ of vision made of thousands of ommatidia. ...

dateAug 12, 2015 in Engineering
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Smaller and smarter antennas for military use

When it comes to protecting the men and women of the armed forces, University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher Nader Behdad focuses his work on an obstacle most people wouldn't associate with combat: the physical limitations ...

dateJul 24, 2015 in Engineering
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Drones and phones to tackle Indonesian holiday road chaos

From drones to smartphone apps, Indonesia is harnessing technology to tackle traffic chaos during the annual mass exodus before the Muslim Eid holiday, when the potholed roads of overpopulated Java become clogged with millions ...

dateJul 15, 2015 in Other
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