Getting rescued by helicopter has risks. This gadget could make it safer.

The litter stabilization system, in this configuration, consists of two units, one at each end of the rescue basket. (Scott C Childress / U.S. Army/) When Caleb Carr was 15, he was taking part in a search-and-rescue training expedition in Oregon, and an adult on the trip suffered a heart attack. A helicopter from the […]

Young killer whale rescued after stranding on Scottish beach

  A juvenile killer whale was heroically rescued this week after getting stranded on a Scottish beach.  A group of trained medics from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) and helpful locals carried out the rescue Monday (Jan. 4) on Sanday, an island off the coast of Scotland. Local residents Colin and Heather Headworth […]