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May 22, 2014 12:05 PM ET // Jeremy Hsu, IEEE Spectrum
An experimental crab robot the size of a car helped rescuers during the tragic disaster.
May 10, 2014 09:10 AM ET // AFP
A vessel carrying 16,000 gallons of oil has hit a reef off the coast of San Cristobal.
Apr 17, 2014 08:00 AM ET // AFP
And some parents managed a last, traumatic phone call with their children as they tried to escape.
Apr 1, 2014 11:05 AM ET // Katherine Tweed, IEEE Spectrum
A floating, no-emissions car sounds cool, but how would it actually fare in a large-scale disaster?
In 2011, 759 deaths in the United States were attributed to rail transit, according to the NTSB.