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.
Fires are burning out of control in parts of California and one person has died in the effort to contain the drought-fueled blazes.
The long-limbed CHIMP will go up against dozens of competitors in a simulated disaster-response course. Continue reading →
The landslide sent rocks and debris into the Kali Gandaki river, raising water levels 490 feet.
Inspired by origami, pocket-sized quadcopters could be self-deployed and snap to attention in disaster areas.
A presentation at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival showcases the lighter side of advanced robotics.
Implants and an electronic backpack turn roaches into remote-controlled rescue-workers.
A husband and wife are sick with avian flu after returning from China.
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