Drones get blood to patients faster—and reduce waste
Using drones instead of ambulances for emergency delivery of perishable blood products in Rwanda resulted in blood arriving for transfusions 79 minutes faster on average.
Mar 16, 2022
Bees are explosively ejaculating to death. A polystyrene cover could help stop it.
A simple polystyrene cover could help cool beehives during heat waves, preventing a grim outcome for male bees.
Feb 22, 2022
Canada’s first 5G drones fly over UBC
Canada’s first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flights over a 5G network took place at UBC last week, showcasing some of the future potential applications of 5G-enabled autonomous flight.
Apr 15, 2021
Surveying the fury: drones count the costs of the 2017 B.C. wildfires
Researchers at the University of British Columbia are using drones to survey the aftermath of the 2017 wildfires in B.C.
Dec 15, 2017
Drones and disasters
Aerial drones more than proved their worth following the massive 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal in late April.
May 14, 2015