Drone successfully delivers donor kidney to transplant patient

The flight involved a specially designed drone equipped with an ‘apparatus’ that both monitored the donor organ and maintained it, as well as a mesh network for control and a backup systems.

The world's smallest optical gyroscope

A new tiny optical gyroscope fits on the tip of your finger and could find its way into drones and spacecraft in the future.

Brain-controlled drones are here: What’s coming in the next five years

Single unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs) directed by joysticks, radio controllers, and mobile phones are already accomplishing a variety of useful tasks. But using multiple drones requires multiple human operators, and this presents a coordination problem.

This Inspiring Teenager Wants to Save Lives With His Flying Robots

Mihir Garimella, 17, has been building robots since 10, and now, he' s developing software to enable the drone to operate autonomously and hopes it will be able to navigate environments such as a burning building.

Facebook Internet Drone Completes Successful Flight

Facebook's Aquila internet drone recently completed its second full-scale test flight, and this time the aircraft had a smooth landing.

New method proposed for 3-D through-wall imaging

Researchers have given the first demonstration of 3-D imaging of objects through walls using ordinary wireless signal.

China's new solar-powered drone could stay in the air for months

China's largest unmanned solar-powered aircraft just set a domestic record by reaching an altitude of more than 20,000 meters during a test flight.

Two companies unveil modular urban land and air transport system

With the goal of tackling rush hour traffic around the world, the companies have essentially created a car paired with a drone that can swoop down, pick it up and transport passengers far above the traffic below.

Airbus flying "car" could take to the air this year

Airbus is currently working at short-range, electrically powered helicopters, closer in form to a toy drone. With electrically-driven ducted fans, they could be quiet enough to hop across city centers, and Airbus claims they will be as cheap to use as a taxi, thanks to the savings that come with the ride-sharing culture.

The Future Is Here. Meet The Pouncer Drone, An Edible Drone For Food Aid Delivery

Technology has come a far way. Meet the Pouncer drone, the game changer designed to provide food aid to areas affected by natural disasters as well as those afflicted by conflict. And the most ingenious part? It’s edible.

Company gives sneak peek of air delivery drone lab in Cambridge

Amazon has opened the doors to its Prime Air drone lab in Cambridge, one of the lynchpins in its ambitious plans to start remotely delivering packages by air in the UK.

Drones Deliver Blood Rwanda

A fleet of 15 drones located in Rwanda's Muhanga District have come online to fly packages of blood to 21 transfusing facilities.

Facebook's solar-powered internet drone takes flight

Facebook’s solar-powered drone has completed a successful test flight.

World's First Passenger Drone to Begin Testing

The electric Ehang 184 drone gets a shot at regulatory approval in Nevada.

Queen's speech 2016: Space tourism, driverless cars and drones set for Queen's Speech lift off

New plans for driverless cars on Britain's roads are to be announced in the Queen's speech this week, as are proposals for creating an ambitious UK-based space tourism industry by 2018 along with drone-friendly innovations.