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“Fire Safety”

May 21, 2014 03:03 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Proposed design would help firefighters carry up to 200 pounds of extra weight without impeding movement. Continue reading →
Apr 29, 2014 08:16 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
This ad-hoc S.O.S. system for smartphones works even if the wireless service in the area goes down. Continue reading →
Mar 28, 2014 03:33 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
The bot is designed to learn a ship's layout, move around autonomously and see through smoke. Continue reading →
Jan 21, 2014 09:05 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Sensor-laden shoes record precise data about a firefighter's location and movements and transmit the info to central command. Continue reading →
Jul 17, 2012 04:33 PM ET // Christina Ortiz
Sound widens and thins out the flames, making them easier to put out.
Nov 14, 2012 05:01 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Learn in this step by step how to make a fireball you can handle.
Jul 10, 2012 01:31 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Like the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, the Fukushima disaster could have been prevented.
Jul 18, 2012 11:16 AM ET // Trace Dominguez
Thanks to DARPA, we can now add sound to the list of ways humans can put out fires.
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