DARPA sets aside $7 million for 'Avatar' robot pals in battle
US military awaits pizza that lasts years
They call it the holy grail of ready-to-eat meals for soldiers: a pizza that can stay on the shelf for up to three years and still remain good to eat.
Army to test XM25 'smart' grenade launcher rifle (w/ Video)
The real 'Iron Man' exoskeleton does the work of two to three soldiers (w/ Video)
Scientists work up a crab-powered computer
Archaeologists excavate well-preserved Roman soldier's chain mail
Archaeologists from Freie Universität Berlin made a spectacular discovery in their excavations of a Roman-Germanic battlefield at the Harzhorn in Lower Saxony. While exploring the area near Kalefeld in the ...
Physics professor finds old Roman fort in England aligned with the sun
New INL gunsight technology should improve accuracy for target shooters, hunters, soldiers
Go down to the rifle range and fire a few rounds at a target 100 meters out. Chances are you won't hit the bull's-eye. Even if you read the wind right and don't twitch as you're squeezing the trigger, you ...
US soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder more likely to feel long-term psychological effect
Combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms appear to be associated with longer-term physical (headache, tinnitus), emotional (irritability) and cognitive (diminished concentration or memory) symptoms, according ...
Joysticks transform US warfare in Afghanistan
In battle they take out Taliban fighters with joystick-controlled weapons, while back at base American soldiers hook up their Xboxes and kill their way through video games.
Blind British soldier 'sees' with his tongue
A British soldier left blind by a grenade in Iraq has told how his life has been transformed by ground-breaking technology that enables him to "see" with his tongue.
Emotional attachment to robots could affect outcome on battlefield
(Phys.org) —Too busy to vacuum your living room? Let Roomba the robot do it. Don't want to risk a soldier's life to disable an explosive? Let a robot do it.
Scientists discover first-ever bee 'soldier'
(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Sussex scientists working with researchers in Brazil have identified the first example of a 'soldier' bee.
A complex logic circuit made from bacterial genes
(Phys.org)—By force of habit we tend to assume computers are made of silicon, but there is actually no necessary connection between the machine and the material. All that an engineer needs to do to make ...