Kelsey D. Atherton
at 10:05 AM Oct 28 2014
Drones // 

In the not too distant future, swimmers in distress may look up to the sky for help and find, not a lifeguard, but a drone, delivering a life preserver in their moment of need. Designed by Amin Rigi and RTS Labs in Iran, the Pars drone is a robotic lifesaver. First demonstrated in 2013, Rigi is launching an RTS Labs offshoot, RTS London, to mass produce the drones.

Erik Sofge
at 10:05 AM Oct 28 2014
Robots // 

When humans finally set foot on an alien world, they’ll be joined by robots. That’s not a bold prediction. It’s a statement of the obvious. Machines have already beat us to Mars and proven their worth as tireless scouts, surveyors, and sample collectors. A manned expedition will no doubt include at least one bot, if not a whole fleet of them.

Rafi Letzter
at 09:44 AM Oct 27 2014
Robots // 

In the future, some forms of brain surgery may not require surgeons to drill through your skull.

Kelsey D. Atherton
at 09:44 AM Oct 27 2014
Drones // 

Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news: the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.

Francie Diep
at 09:47 AM Oct 24 2014
Robots // 

Engineers make disaster-response robots precisely because robots are able to work in situations that are too dangerous for humans. Now the humans have got a new idea: Perhaps robots could carry off waste from Ebola patients, or bury the bodies of people who have died from Ebola in West Africa. Roboticizing such tasks would keep people from having to touch bodies when they're most infectious.

Kelsey D. Atherton
at 09:55 AM Oct 18 2014
Drones // 

Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news: the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.

Kelsey D. Atherton
at 10:09 AM Oct 13 2014
Drones // 

Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news: the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.

 
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