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Engineering Update 46: The United Arab Emirates' drone delivery service

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 8:52am
Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development

This week on Engineering Update, sponsored by Mouser Electronics:

Drones over Dubai
Consumers who fell in love with Amazon's 30-minute drone delivery service but can't wait for the mountain of red tape and regulations standing in the way of "Amazon Prime Air" now have an alternative — move to the United Arab Emirates!

See: Photos of the Day: The UAE's drone delivery service

A 3D-printed exoskeleton
In February of 1992, Amanda Boxtel was skiing in Aspen when an accident left her paralyzed from the waist down. She was told she would never walk again. But, nearly twelve years later, Amanda was walking through Budapest with the assistance of a 3D-printed hybrid exoskeleton robotic suit created by 3D systems.

Supporting the troops ... with pizza
Food scientists at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are always trying to improve our troops' quality of life (via their stomachs), and their latest creation speaks to the child (and ninja turtle) inside all of us — pizza!

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