DARPA releases cause of hypersonic glider anomaly
(AP) -- An unmanned hypersonic glider likely aborted its 13,000 mph flight over the Pacific Ocean last summer because unexpectedly large sections of its skin peeled off, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research ...
Researchers hope to use bugged bugs for search and rescue
Pentagon looks for weapons to wage cyber warfare
The Pentagon's researchers plan to bolster their efforts to create offensive weapons for use in cyber warfare, reflecting a growing concern over digital threats, US officials said Monday.
Can newly discovered biology 'law' save lives?
What if doctors in the intensive care unit could predict if and when a patient was about to go into cardiac arrest? They could then be ready when it happened.
IBM pursues chips that behave like brains
Computers, like humans, can learn. But when Google tries to fill in your search box based only on a few keystrokes, or your iPhone predicts words as you type a text message, it's only a narrow mimicry of what ...
US looks for answers after hypersonic plane fails
Pentagon scientists on Friday acknowledged they were puzzled by the failed flight test of an experimental hypersonic plane and said they were trying to understand what went wrong. ...
Contact lost with hypersonic glider after launch (Update)
An unmanned hypersonic glider developed for U.S. defense research into super-fast global strike capability was launched atop a rocket early Thursday but contact was lost after the experimental craft began ...
New compact microspectrometer design achieves high resolution and wide bandwidth
A new microspectrometer architecture that uses compact disc-shaped resonators could address the challenges of integrated lab-on-chip sensing systems that now require a large off-chip spectrometer to achieve ...
Pentagon dreams of Star Trek interstellar travel
The Defense Department first proposed Star Wars. Now it wants Star Trek.
DARPA issues BAA for advanced robotic translator
'Science' article has implications for all rapidly developing fields
Global climate change and other fast-developing scientific fields can take a cue from a prolonged process that eventually led to a workable compromise regarding the release of new data by human genome researchers.
Personalized medicine for cancer patients in a new technology era
Published online today in Nature, a paper authored by over 200 members of the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC) describes the beginnings of a Brave New World, a new era of personalised medicine for cancer patien ...
Indian satellite confirmed US moon landing: scientist
India's first lunar mission has captured images of the landing site of the Apollo 15 craft, debunking theories that the US mission was a hoax, the country's state-run space agency said Wednesday.
Nine institutions officially sign agreement for 25-meter Giant Magellan Telescope
The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) Corporation is pleased to announce that nine astronomical research organizations from three continents have signed the Founders' Agreement to construct and operate the 25-meter ...