Emergency Innovation In Chile

Emergency Innovation In Chile

Making "on the fly" inventions to keep the trapped miners alive and healthy under difficult circumstances.

Naresh Kumar
  • 30 august 2010

The trapping of 33 miners in northern Chile and their 3 week ongoing ordeal has been documented all over the world. But behind the scenes is an impressive operation undertaken by rescue teams to keep the miners physically and mentally stable. The Guardian reports that over 300 people consisting of engineers, scientists from NASA, psychologists and nutritionists are developing small emergency innovations to cater to the miners’ wellbeing, while rescue operations are going on simultaneously.

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