Satellites the size of a Rubik's Cube could explore distant planets, thanks to tiny ion thrusters that could help reduce the cost of space missions.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to ship goods using unmanned aircraft. Some are skeptical, others nervous, but drones already are improving the way we live.
An underwater robot has been used to produce the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice.
It's not every day you see a helicopter that looks like this. But that unconventional rotor placement will help drive the S-97's exceptional speed.
Autodesk researchers have developed a Pteromys, a tool that lets anyone design a paper airplane that will fly, no matter how outlandish.
CEO Jeff Bezos tells shareholders that the company already flight-tested several generations of unmanned aerial vehicles and is in the design phase for future generations.
During the 12 weeks ended October 28, Apple's iOS nabbed a 48.1 percent smartphone market share, compared to Android's 46.7 percent. But overseas, it's a different story.
There's a new sub-hunter in town: the US Navy's P-8A Poseidon, just now taking to the air to replace the venerable P-3C Orion. And soon it'll have a drone deputy.
The United Arab Emirates plans to deliver official documents via 18-inch, four-propeller, unmanned aerial drones that come equipped with fingerprint and eye-recognition security systems.
In a satirical YouTube video, the on-demand DVD video service announces that a "fleet of high-tech drones will deliver your disk to you within mere seconds of you adding it to your queue."