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“search and rescue”

Mar 23, 2016 12:05 PM ET // Jesse Emspak, LiveScience
Inspired by bats, the wings of a new drone change shape in response to conditions in the environment.
Feb 22, 2016 12:45 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
An entire industry has devoted itself to designing bots and UAVs specifically designed to save human lives.
Feb 9, 2016 11:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Using a real roach as inspiration, scientists designed a palm-sized robot able to splay its leg when compressed and move through tight spaces.
Jan 28, 2016 01:42 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
The Gimball video drone is designed to handle tough environments so a rescue team tested it in the Swiss Alps. Continue reading →
Jan 26, 2016 02:20 PM ET // Anna Attkisson, Toms Guide
Not all drones are bad; this one wants to save you.
Nov 2, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Renee Morad
The technology can track and recognize gestures and body motions as subtle as the rise and fall of a person’s chest. Continue reading →
Oct 25, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Self-lacing shoes, fingerprints that glow in the dark, and bulletproof bricks show up in this weeks Tasty Tech Eye Candy gallery.
Sep 16, 2015 03:15 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
The test flight set a new record and could lead to teams of drones being deployed on search-and-rescue missions.
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