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“Disaster Recovery”

Jul 23, 2015 12:25 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
In Japan, engineers are developing the world’s largest, strongest, and lightest expanding temporary bridge. Continue reading →
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 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.
Sep 8, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
A silicone rubber robot still functions in subzero temperatures, high winds, methane flames and acid.
Jul 21, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The lightweight LuminAID solar light is designed for outdoor and emergency use. Continue reading →
Mar 13, 2014 01:23 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Earth-imaging satellite company DigitalGlobe announced it was activating its crowdsourcing platform to enlist civilians in the search for the lost jetliner. Continue reading →
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