[Forbes] Bite-Sized Robots Could Transform Natural Disaster Search And Rescue

Wildfires have ravaged parts of Northern and Southern California, in blazesthat burned for nearly all of November; tragically taking lives and destroying thousands of homes across the state.

Environmental catastrophes such as these show no signs of waning, as climate change intensifies temperatures across the globe. The fires join a growing number of disaster-related economic losses and fatalities.

But what if a swarm of advanced microrobots could be utilized to eliminate the ‘search’ in search-and-rescue efforts? Such a vision is not merely a pipedream, but a distant reality.

(Read the full article via Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ayurellahornmuller/2018/11/30/bite-sized-robots-could-transform-natural-disaster-search-and-rescue/?fbclid=IwAR3ypRaeyvxNfWx_Jj4cJT5xrY14NbCZJdquuryx1SE7xfgiPlLENDfiOA4#6aab7105723a)

Ayurella Horn-Muller