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An illustration shows what a helicopter drone would look like on the surface of Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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Someday A Helicopter Drone May Fly Over Mars And Help A Rover

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Journalist Scott Shane says that the videos and DVDs of the late imam Anwar al-Awlaki (above) continue to inspire terrorist acts. Muhammad ud-Deen/AP hide caption

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Drone Strike That Killed Awlaki 'Did Not Silence Him,' Journalist Says

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A brown bear in its natural habitat. Wildlife ecologists in Minnesota found that black bears in their study experienced an increase in heart rate when buzzed by drones. iStockphoto hide caption

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Drones Increase Heart Rates Of Wild Bears. Too Much Stress?

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A helicopter flies near the Lake Fire in California's San Bernardino National Forest on June 19. Firefighters mobilized to combat the wildfire from the air, but they had to be grounded to avoid drones in the area. David McNew/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In The Heat Of The Moment, Drones Are Getting In The Way Of Firefighters

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A man and his drone: Carlos Casteneda of the Amazon Basin Conservation Association prepares to launch one of his plastic foam planes. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Eyes In The Sky: Foam Drones Keep Watch On Rain Forest Trees

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