News tagged with war zones

Visual-effects firms get a boost from video games

In a bombed-out section of a futuristic downtown Los Angeles, a man sits on a tire next to an overturned car, staring at a computer-controlled screen fastened to his wrist, oblivious to the machine gun fire and bomb blasts ...

Jul 30, 2013
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How to buy an ethical diamond

(Phys.org)—You've already decided that you're going to pop the question. Now comes another quandary: Where to get the ring, if you're buying one?

Nov 27, 2012
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US drone to map ancient Peru ruins

Archeologists in Peru plan to use a US-made drone to survey ancient Andean ruins, in the latest civilian application of the unmanned aerial vehicles used to hunt militants in the world's war zones.

Aug 10, 2012
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Immediate identification

Soldiers in war zones, and law enforcement and first responders on the scene will soon have the ability to collect and immediately analyze trace amounts of potentially dangerous chemical, explosive or biological ...

Aug 09, 2012
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