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Nepal's medical drones bring health care to the Himalayas

May 3, 2018

Nepal's medical drones bring health care to the Himalayas

When Nepali laborer Om Bahadur Purja sprained his leg in his remote village he would have faced a four-hour trek to the nearest medical center if not for a pioneering project to bring health care to the Himalayas. Instead, the 60-year-old father of three received ...

Apr 5, 2018

Japan looks to use drones for disaster mitigation

Municipalities and private firms are hoping robots and drones will be able to help with future disaster recovery efforts — an initiative that incorporates lessons learned from the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake — by sending out warnings, gauging damage and accessing places were ...