Engineering Newswire 77: BAE Unveils Britain’s Super-Drone

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 3:08pm
Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re teaching UAVs to fly on their own, visualizing tumors during surgery, and unveiling Britain’s new super-drone. This episode features:

They’re Learning: Researchers from the Queensland Unmanned Aircraft System have made a breakthrough in UAV technology by developing an onboard system that can detect other aerial vehicles in flight.

Surgery Is Not Fun: A team of researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine have developed a pair of high-tech glasses that turn cancerous cells blue for easier spotting during surgery.

Britain’s Super-Drone: BAE Systems, with the UK Ministry of Defense, has unveiled and successfully tested the country’s most advanced aircraft ever, the Taranis.

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