Search-and-rescue robot inspired by snakes

After months spent at Zoo Atlanta, an engineer at Georgia Tech says he's created a robot for search and rescue missions based on the way snakes move.   

Army enlists tentacled 'snakebots'

The US Army is building teams of 'snakebots' to be used on search-and-rescue missions in dangerous areas.

NASA develops improved search and rescue system

NASA is working on new satellite-aided search and rescue technology that will make it quicker to find people in distress.