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It seems like every week we're finding new uses for drones. Here's some of the most interesting out there today.


Organic matter has been found on Mars in soil samples taken from 3 billion-year-old mudstone in the Gale crater by the Curiosity rover, NASA announced Thursday. The rover has also detected methane in the Martian atmosphere.


A global heatmap from GPS-tracking company Strava that tracks people's exercise habits could pose security risks for military forces around the world.




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It seems like every week we're finding new uses for drones. Here's some of the most interesting out there today.


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Digital artist Jan Frojdman spent three weeks shifting through 33,000 images obtained from NASA to create this 3D model of Mars.


How a company founded by ex-spies uses AI to fight hackers

Cybersecurity firm Darktrace uses artificial intelligence to stop cyber attacks before they even start.


All the questions about 'Fortnite' you were too embarrassed to ask

The insanely popular video game "Fortnite" is sweeping the globe while amassing a minor fortune for its creators. Here's why.


Hyperloop for cargo aims to deliver at over 600 mph

A delivery revolution may be on the horizon, if a recent announcement by Virgin Hyperloop One and DP World comes to fruition.


"Letting anyone publish anything for free and get rewarded based on the attention that they can drive was -- is a bad concept in itself," says Ev Williams.


New lifesaving drone rescues swimmers

A new lifesaving drone has been used to rescue two teenagers from the rough seas off the coast of Australia's Lennox Head, New South Wales.



It seems like every week we're finding new uses for drones. Here's some of the most interesting out there today.


Two swimmers were in serious trouble off the coast of Australia, until a drone came to their rescue.



Mihir Garimella is making drones that go where humans can't

Drones can enter dangerous environments where humans cannot. But what if a drone could stop disasters from happening in the first place?


All stories start somewhere, and the story of the driverless car begins in a research lab in Pittsburgh, where Carnegie Mellon University Professor Red Whittaker was one of the first to develop a fully autonomous driving machine.