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“Disaster Preparedness”

May 27, 2015 01:23 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
The long-limbed CHIMP will go up against dozens of competitors in a simulated disaster-response course. Continue reading →
May 24, 2015 09:57 AM ET // AFP
The landslide sent rocks and debris into the Kali Gandaki river, raising water levels 490 feet.
May 18, 2015 11:14 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Inspired by origami, pocket-sized quadcopters could be self-deployed and snap to attention in disaster areas.
Mar 18, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
A presentation at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival showcases the lighter side of advanced robotics.
Mar 4, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Implants and an electronic backpack turn roaches into remote-controlled rescue-workers.
Jan 31, 2015 05:07 PM ET // AFP
A husband and wife are sick with avian flu after returning from China.
Dec 28, 2014 10:16 AM ET // AFP
The passenger jet, on its way to Singapore, was flying through rough weather when it went down.
Oct 17, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Even in the face of a disease like Ebola, people value freedom and convenience over the public good.
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