Indonesia quake kills at least 34, search for survivors continues
A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island early Friday 15 January 2021, killing at least 34 people, levelling a hospital and severely damaging other buildings. President Joko Widodo expresses condolences and asks people to stay alert over extreme weather.
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Robotic snake designed for search and rescue in disaster response
Someday, in the not-too-distant future, a robot similar to this snake-like prototype could help save lives. The robot snake was developed at John Hopkins University could help advance search and rescue technology, says Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Chen Li.