Researchers say FAA is really overblowing risk posed by small drones. The Federal Aviation Administration has pushed forward strict rules for the operation of small consumer drones. Drones weighing more than 250 grams (a little more than half a pound) will have to be registered with the FAA, and there are restrictions on where they can be flown. The regulations are largely prompted by fears that the toy-sized flyers will pose a danger to commercial and civil aircraft—fears that new research suggests are unfounded.
That research, shown in a study just published by George Mason University's Mercatus Center, was based on damage to aircraft from another sort of small, uncrewed aircraft—flying birds. Much of the fear around drones hitting aircraft has been driven by FAA reports from pilots who have claimed near-misses with small drones. But an investigation last year by the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) found that of the 764 near-miss incidents with drones recorded by the FAA, only 27 of them—3.5 percent—actually were near misses. The Pentagon Wants to Buy That Bomb You’re Building in the Garage. Can you rig your toaster into an improvised explosive device or turn a cheap hobby drone into a weapon of mass destruction?
The Pentagon would love to hear from you. On Friday, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, announced that they would award money to people who can turn consumer electronics, household chemicals, 3-D printed parts, cheap drones or other “commercially available technology” into the next improvised weapon. “For decades, U.S. national security was ensured in large part by a simple advantage: a near-monopoly on access to the most advanced technologies. Increasingly, however, off-the-shelf equipment developed for the transportation, construction, agricultural and other commercial sectors features highly sophisticated components, which resourceful adversaries can modify or combine to create novel and unanticipated security threats,” the agency wrote in a press release announcing the Improv program. Codage social. Prc-three-wars.
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Senior author Harald Ott developed a procedure back in 2008 for stripping the living cells from a donor organ with a powerful detergent solution, leaving an intimately detailed collagen matrix, complete with traces for coronary vasculature, that doesn’t generate an immune response. It’s been proven to work across species and organ systems; Ott and team have used the method to grow functional rat kidneys and lungs.
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