Scientists work up a crab-powered computer
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Quantum Stealth material designed to make target invisible
Researchers find correlation between face shape and procreation rates and rank in male soldiers
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.
SRNL research paves way for portable power systems
Developments by hydrogen researchers at the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) are paving the way for the successful development of portable power systems with capacities that far exceed the best batteries ...
Company develops conductive yarn for soldier uniforms
Thrips soldiers found able to ward off fungus
The real 'Iron Man' exoskeleton does the work of two to three soldiers (w/ Video)
Gene Tells Soldier Ants to Beat Swords into Ploughshares
(PhysOrg.com) -- While science has yet to discover what makes that little ol' ant think he'll move that rubber tree plant, researchers at the University of Toronto Mississauga have identified an enzyme in ...
Army to test XM25 'smart' grenade launcher rifle (w/ Video)
Archaeologist Uncovers Evidence of Ancient Chemical Warfare
(PhysOrg.com) -- A researcher from the University of Leicester has identified what looks to be the oldest archaeological evidence for chemical warfare--from Roman times.