drones

From military to mainstream: experts say drones taking off in many industries

BURNABY, B.C. — A vast smile breaks out across Wyatt Travis' face as the machine he's operating tilts slightly and whirrs upwards, an omnipresent buzz echoing from the four dizzying propellers. It's...

Drones, dogs and DNA the latest weapons against invasive species

RICHMOND, B.C. — Field technicians on the hunt for invasive species used to go on foot, by canoe or relied on satellite photographs taken from outer space. But an ecologist who dispatched a drone to...