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Articles related to drones

A fully armed MQ-9 Reaper drone
Feature: Remote Weapons: Ethics from a Distance
Are military drones that launch lethal attacks by remote control of any more concern than traditional warfare capabilities?
Browse: Call to Minimise Drone Impact on Wildlife
A green oasis of Antarctic mosses in the Windmill Islands. Zbyněk Malenovský
Feature: Will Antarctic Oases Remain Green?
Antarctic mosses are threatened by climatic change and human activity, but researchers can now detect their health by analysing spectral patterns imaged from the ground or remotely by drones.
Browse: Top End Site to Launch and Recover Solar-Powered Drone
Directions: The Rise of the Drones
Drones were a military initiative but their widespread civilian adoption is outpacing efforts to regulate their use.