Saturday, September 13, 2008

Video: South Africa's robotic medical couriers

Hooray for South Africa's necessity, it's mothered another (very cool) invention: robotic medical couriers. In the video embedded below (or click here) New Scientist explains how modified military drones are being tested to see if they can effectively transport spit, blood or other medical samples from remote rural clinics to urban laboratories. See also New Scientist's article on the couriers.

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