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DHS and NASA Technology Helps Save Four Lives in Nepal Earthquake by Detecting Their Heartbeats

The new radar technology developed by NASA could identify the heartbeats of people who had been buried under 10 feet of rubble because of the fatal 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal. Such novel search-and-rescue technology is known as FINDER (Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Response). By application of the microwave-radar […]

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Watch Japan’s 2011 Earthquake: The Earth Opens and Closes

On March 11, 2011, the earthquake of a magnitude 9.0 occurring at the northeastern part of Japan as well as following tsunami had took the lives of nearly 18,000 people. Lasting for six minutes, the earthquake had more than 250 aftershocks. When the earthquake occurred, an American tourist was on the tour […]

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