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From Robotic Wing to Flapping Drones

Based on the findings of a recent study by Lund University in Sweden, the efficiency of bird flight (and bird-like dinosaur flight before it) is at least partially a result of their ability to fold their wings during the upstroke. This may…

Thank the algorithm and bet on the drone

Human professional drone pilots are expert at using drones in search and rescue, building inspection, cargo delivery—applications where speed is critical. The drone’s limited battery life means that no matter what they face-- going through…

When autonomous tiny drones swarm

It’s all about practical applications and the researchers found a good one—autonomous gas source localization. Simply, rapidly finding gas leaks in a large building or industrial site without risking human firefighters. The researchers from…