Originally published on Sat November 29, 2014 10:05 am
About three hours southeast of Dallas, there's a city that's been hit by almost every disaster you could imagine including earthquakes, hurricanes and even bombs. It's appropriately called Disaster City.
It's a training site for first responders, but the facility is looking ahead to a different kind of disaster — infectious diseases like Ebola, and robots may play a key role.
One of the first things you see when you enter Disaster City is an enormous pile of rubble.
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