Mar 4, 2014 — A charter captain uses a quadcopter drone to capture footage of a mega-pod of dolphins off California and a family of Humpback whales in Maui.
Feb 26, 2014 — Inspired by birds that fly in tight bunches, researchers fit drones with GPS, processors, and radios that allow them to navigate in formation or while following a leader.
Feb 12, 2014 — Also: Canada beats Team USA in women's hockey, but the teams are likely to face again later in the gold medal game; the women's downhill ski race ends in a way that's virtually unheard of.
Jan 30, 2014 — Lakemaid calls itself the fishermen's lager. It had been testing using drones to deliver beer to anglers in thousands of ice shacks, from the frozen northern lakes' combination bait and beer shops.
Dec 30, 2013 — The locations are expected to produce jobs as companies try out ways to make money with "unmanned aircraft systems." The six sites stretch from Alaska south to Texas and then north to New York State.
Dec 12, 2013 — Aviation Week says the classified surveillance drone, which is meant to replace the Cold War-era SR-71 Blackbird, has begun test flights at Area 51.
Dec 2, 2013 — The online giant says it someday may fly small packages right to customers' homes. That's got many worrying about the potential dangers. So, does this sound like a good or a bad idea?
Dec 2, 2013 — CEO Jeff Bezos told 60 Minutes that the giant online retailer is looking at reducing its delivery times to 30 minutes or less in a few years. But the drones would have to overcome safety concerns and public perception.
Dec 2, 2013 — Also: Amazon is testing delivery by drone; Soviet dissident poet Natalya Gorbanevskaya has died; the best books of the week.
Nov 21, 2013 — Seven EU countries said they would form a club to produce military drones. The European project would join drones made by the U.S., Israel and more recently China.