Rescue

04.02.12
iPhone video helps rescue trapped Chinese toddler
04.02.12

iPhone video helps rescue trapped Chinese toddler

If this story had hit yesterday, we might have cried "April Fools!" As it is, though, it's a rema...

By M. Rose,   04.02.12
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03.21.12
MIT's laser-powered camera can detect objects hidden around corners (video)
03.21.12

MIT's laser-powered camera can detect objects hidden around corners (video)

One of the most thrilling things about human existence is that you never know what's lurking around...

By A. Toor,   03.21.12
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12.16.11
Brooklyn filmmaker working on app to help prevent sexual assault
12.16.11

Brooklyn filmmaker working on app to help prevent sexual assault

When it comes to creating innovative apps to address municipal, environmental or social issues,...

By M. Rose,   12.16.11
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10.29.11
How to use PhoneView to fix your iPhoto camera roll woes
10.29.11

How to use PhoneView to fix your iPhoto camera roll woes

If the Camera app and Photos app on your iPhone disagree about the contents of your camera roll, y...

By T. Luoma,   10.29.11
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10.04.11
Help for the lost: a fabric antenna to keep you from being a castaway
10.04.11

Help for the lost: a fabric antenna to keep you from being a castaway

Doesn't look like much, does it? But the next time you're lost at sea, you just might be than...

By J. Hicks,   10.04.11
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08.22.11
Gemini-Scout robot can scope out mining accidents, may save lives (video)
08.22.11

Gemini-Scout robot can scope out mining accidents, may save lives (video)

We've seen robots capable of entering hazardous nuclear plants and dangerous buildings, but eng...

By A. Toor,   08.22.11
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08.15.11
MABEL running robot snags bipedal speed title, cue 'Rocky' theme (video)
08.15.11

MABEL running robot snags bipedal speed title, cue 'Rocky' theme (video)

MABEL the running robot has been training hard, grabbing the title of "fastest bipedal robot with...

By L. Leavitt,   08.15.11
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05.17.11
Rescue robots map and explore dangerous buildings, prove there's no 'I' in 'team'  (video)
05.17.11

Rescue robots map and explore dangerous buildings, prove there's no 'I' in 'team' (video)

We've seen robots do some pretty heroic things in our time, but engineers from Georgia Tech, the U...

By A. Toor,   05.17.11
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04.22.11
SARbot searches for victims underwater in Japan (video)
04.22.11

SARbot searches for victims underwater in Japan (video)

Joining the extended family of robots assisting with the relief effort in Japan, the Texas-based Ce...

By Z. Honig,   04.22.11
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