News tagged with chemical accident

High-tech robotic spider for hazardous missions

Spiders are very agile, and some can even jump. They owe this capability to their hydraulically operated limbs. Researchers have now designed a mobile robot modeled on the same principle that moves spider ...

dateNov 03, 2011 in Robotics
shares0 comments 3

Car horns warn against natural disasters

In the past, sirens howled to warn the population against floods, large fires or chemical accidents. Today, however, there is no extensive warning system in Germany, as most sirens were dismantled after the ...

dateJul 20, 2009 in Engineering
shares0 comments 0