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Aussie firefighters swallowing pills that read core body temp

The wireless capsule works alongside a belt that also tracks skin temperature, pulse, and respiration rate and is being used this year in the fight against bush fires in Australia.

By Jan. 24, 2013

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Firefighting robot can douse your flames for $96K

This tracked monster can spit out 600 gallons of water per minute and take on train wrecks. Just don't step on the hose.

By Oct. 4, 2012

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Kindle Fire-fighting Nook HD tablets coming to UK, for £159

Barnes and Noble is releasing two new tablets for Brits, the 7 and 9-inch Nook HD and Nook HD+.

By Sep. 25, 2012

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Firefighting humanoid robot gets drafted into the Navy

Fires, robots, and massive ocean vessels come together at last. The humanoid Saffir robot will soon be handling dangerous firefighting duties on U.S. Navy ships.

By Mar. 20, 2012

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SOPA firefight comes to CES

At the Innovation Policy Summit at CES, Protect IP and SOPA take center stage, with supporters and opponents squaring off in an opening session.

By Jan. 11, 2012

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Flying bot could save firefighters' lives

Researchers are testing a small, unmanned aerial vehicle whose in-flight data is merged with Google Earth images, NOAA weather data, and fire-prediction software.

By Nov. 9, 2011

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Photos: Contest pits firefighter against firefighter

In a stop along its nationwide tour, the Firefighter Combat Challenge lays out an obstacle course of climbing, pounding, running, and lifting that puts firefighting teams to the test.

20 Images Jun. 29, 2009

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Firefighter 360: AR iPhone game sets our office on fire

Firefighter 360 is an augmented-reality game that lights fires all around you and shows the potential -- and the pitfalls -- of AR

By Nov. 16, 2009

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Nissan GT-R gets firefighting abilities -- photos

What happens when you mix a fire engine with a 193 mph supercar co-designed by the makers of Gran Turismo? The fastest, coolest emergency vehicle in the world.

4 Images Aug. 17, 2009

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Firefighters face off in national contest

As part of the nationwide Firefighter Combat Challenge, teams of firefighters showed up at the U.S. Air Force Academy for two days of gear-laden racing.

By Jun. 29, 2009