How Google wants its drones to deliver

How Google wants its drones to deliver

In the near future, our skies may be full of drones buzzing around, delivering us our take-out dinners, and shopping orders. But considering how many of us live in densely settled areas and don’t have the lawn space that Amazon envisions us having to receive our drone-delivered goods, how are we going to get these packages? Google has a few ideas. In a patent awarded to Google April 25, the […]

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Device Turns Drones into Bomb Sniffing Dogs

Device Turns Drones into Bomb Sniffing Dogs

Scientists at the Fusion Technology Lab at UW-Wisconsin have developed miniaturized bomb-sniffing technology that can be fitted to drones. The detection technology, already used at airports to scan luggage and shipping containers, can detect dangerous materials such as chemicals, explosives, and drugs. Using a fusion device, a target area is painted with neutrons. Sensors then look for gamma rays or other signatures of harmful materials. Led by Jerry Kulcinski, Emeritus […]

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