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“Disaster Preparedness”

Sep 17, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Chile plays host to some of the most advanced observatories on the planet, but being located in a region where the skies are astronomically pristine can come at a price.
Aug 20, 2015 06:08 PM ET // AFP
Fires are burning out of control in parts of California and one person has died in the effort to contain the drought-fueled blazes.
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.
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