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Steuart Pittman, head of the U.S. fallout shelter program, died earlier this month at age 93. As a reminder of just how frightening the Cold War was, check out these old family-style bunkers from the pages of Popular Science.
U.S. forces in Iraq are waging a pivotal campaign in modern warfare-combat on the first "networked" battlefield. One problem: the enemy has a few networks of its own
To improve its virtual-reality simulators, the military wants to incorporate smell. For help, it's turning to Hollywood
As the U.S. campaigns against terrorism, new technologies will move to the front lines.
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The 2004 Popsci Design Competition
Within 10 years, infantry soldiers will go into battle with autonomous robots close behind them. One day, they'll be fighting side-by-side
Projects like Turkey's Ilisu Dam can heighten political tension. But there are ways to bring it down a notch
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The story of Roger Babson, gravity's sworn enemy, and his Gravity Research Foundation
New tech could bring closure for the families of 500,000 missing people
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100 years ago, Popular Science marked the start of WWI with a collection of anti-war essays.
Surge of male babies in wartime is due to a male gene, says evolution researcher
Economists find loyalty and sacrifice prevailed among Union soldiers with similar backgrounds