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The Washable Wearable Antenna
2011-09-29 09:12:57

Wearing an antenna – without anyone knowing – is making a splash in the world of search and rescue.

Racing Against Time
2011-09-21 07:55:19

Homeland Security has a new tool available for rapidly rescuing those trapped beneath concrete.

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2011-08-02 07:10:00

A NOAA geostationary satellite played a pivotal role in the July 23 rescue of a group of student hikers from a vicious grizzly bear attack in Alaska, helping direct first responders to the scene.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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