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Manna chief executive Bobby Healy says the start-up’s  goal is to build a worldwide drone delivery system that can deliver at “massive volume”.

Manna, an Irish start-up which is looking to deploy autonomous drones to deliver takeaways, has raised up to €10 million in an oversubscribed round. (...)

A UNICEF staff member vaccinates a child against measles in Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila in 2015. With support from UNICEF, the Australian government and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, a drone program began in December, 2018. Photograph: Jeremy Piper/AFP/Getty Images

In the village of Cook’s Bay, on the remote side of the remote island of Erromango, in the remote South Pacific nation of Vanuatu, one-month-old Joy N(...)

Since 2017, 65 million children in more than 60 countries have been immunised with Gavi-supported vaccines.

What do drones, smart fridges and wearable tech have in common? Apart from perhaps making your Christmas list this year, they are part of a global st(...)

The new plane is capable of flying four times faster than the average quadcopter drone.

Drone delivery company Zipline is to bring medical supplies to remote regions with a new aircraft that can make up to 500 deliveries a day. The aircr(...)

Mark and Michelle cleaning an elephant at Maesa Elephant Camp

With a Sawadee ka and the Wai, (a slight bow with palms pressed together) I prime my son, Mark, for his first visit to Thailand. He stands 6ft 4in tal(...)