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Military-style meals are scarce, because last month was just awful
Blame Irma. Or Maria. Or...
Hurricane Harvey’s putting bats at risk—but help is on the way
Leave wildlife rescue to the people with rabies vaccinations.
Blood Delivery Drones Will Be Tested At Sea
From ship to shore and back to ship
How Mennonite Volunteers Are Climate-Proofing West Virginia’s Infrastructure
Sometimes it takes a village to raise a bridge
Before FEMA Arrived, Private Drone Mapped Colorado Flooding [Updated]
An 8-foot drone did what larger aircraft couldn't in the wake of devastating rains.
We’d Happily Break Our Wrist For This 3-D Printed Splint
Custom, printable splints could make it easier to treat minor-yet-debilitating injuries in disaster zones or underdeveloped regions.
What Must a Humanoid Disaster-Response Robot Do to Win DARPA’s Challenge?
DARPA has some details about its new Robotics Challenge, which we first told you about last week. Anyone have a...
With Australian Mesh-Network System, Cellphones Work in Remote or Disaster-Struck Areas, No Need for Towers
In a disaster, cell phones are not even as useful as the antiquated land line — towers might topple, and...
Seeking Troop Longevity, Indian Military Taps a Holy Man on a Supposed 70-Year Fast
India’s Defense Research Development Organization thinks it may have found a new secret weapon: an 82-year-old holy man named Prahlad...