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.
Uganda: Snake men from Lake Victoria
Musambwa, an island on Lake Victoria in Uganda, is inhabited only by men - and snakes. About a thousand deadly cobras inhabit the island - seen by the fishermen who live there as spirits, rather than just snakes.
Blood analysis app could help snakebite victims
A fast, portable method to identify the species of snake responsible for human envenoming is being developed at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).