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Drones that can fly "forever" powered by laser beams

Drones are particularly useful for delivering packages or carrying out search-and-rescue missions. But there is still no effective way to keep them powered up for long periods of time. So a team of Chinese researchers is planning to remotely recharge them with laser beams.

10/05/2023

Concesiones

Improving safety in lane closures with drones

Sacyr Conservación has launched a pilot test using drones and 360o recordings of our operators as they close off lanes on the highway.

08/08/2022

Infraestructuras

Topography surveying from the heavens

We expand the use of drones in our infrastructure projects to obtain more extensive and precise information to make it more sustainable. 

01/07/2022

Tungsteno

Flying noses to combat bad smells

Traditional methods for detecting odours in wastewater treatment plants are not only slow and costly, but they also fail to quickly identify the root of the problem. A team of Spanish researchers has come up with a solution: an electronic nose attached to a drone that identifies bad smells in real time.

13/04/2022

Tungsteno

Drones to create rain in the desert

While Native American tribes historically performed weather modification rituals that attempted to invoke rain, nowadays drones and electrical discharges are being used to create rainfall in the desert. But to what extent can these technologies be used to manipulate the weather?

13/10/2021

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