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Video: Rescue robot can pull victims into its body

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/robocue_rescue_robot.png" /> I experienced two scary earthquakes in the last days in Tokyo, so hearing that the local fire department is

Japanese university develops hose-shaped rescue robot, tests it in the US

The University of Tohoku, located in Northern Japan, developed a hose-like robot specialized in rescuing victims in collapsed buildings. The robot is equipped with a camera at its tip and is able to s

Not iPhone: New super-mobile robot for use in war, disaster and emergency situations

http://blip.tv/play/ih_B21yJ5FQ (video from Diginfo, Inc. with special permission for crunchgear.com) Robots capable of supporting humans under extreme conditions are not really a new idea. However, n