Health

Drone flies for over an hour to complete first unmanned kidney delivery

Researchers at the University of Maryland carried out a test which saw a drone successfully deliver a kidney by air. The UAV flew for over an hour as part of the test and delivered the organ which, after testing, was still in perfect condition for a transplant if needed. The team used a kidney which was good enough for testing but not quite fit for a real life human patient. The drone used for the mission was a DJI M600 Pro, chosen because its six motors sit directly under their rotors, keeping heat away from the HOMAL, the specialist device
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