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Drones fly to rescue of Amazon wildlife

A hoarse sound abruptly wakes visitors staying at a floating house that serves as a base for environmentalists on the Jaraua river in the Amazon rainforest.

Drone hits small plane over Costa Rica park

New drone regulations set to take effect soon in Costa Rica might have prevented the collision, which experts say could have been a catastrophe.

Local businesses swat at new regulations, fees for drones

Costa Rica's Civil Aviation Authority announced it would start regulating unmanned aerial vehicles here by the end of the year. The new rules might have trouble getting off the ground, though, including one provision that would require businesses to pay more than $1,800 to use them here.

Drones could be stressing out wildlife, scientists suggest

As UAVs are becoming more common among wildlife researchers and enthusiasts, there has been little research on how the animals actually react to the aircraft.

Gun-firing ‘drone’ built by US teen under investigation

The video showing a handgun firing from its mount on a quadcopter was filmed by 18-year-old Austin Haughwout from Clinton, Connecticut. It's been viewed two million times on YouTube since it was posted July 10.

Google tests drones for deliveries

Google is taking its rivalry against to the skies.
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