As climate change intensifies, architects, designers, and scientists are devising better ways to deal with almost anything nature throws our way.
Already, smart unmanned subs are set to replace dolphins as undersea mine sniffers. Next tech: mine detonation, remote sleuthing and robotic combat.
Britain's Environmental Agency is taking a keen interest in housing technology that embraces flooding rather than fights it.
We explore the more practical next-gen vehicles that you might actually see on the road in the future
Why just rebuild the Crescent City when we can reinvent it? Here, the complete plan for riding out a category-5 storm
Here's hoping this month's release of the Hollywood sea-fighting epic Master and Commander will do justice to those magnificent men and their sailing machines. On these pages, the mightiest ships of then and now.
Two angles on the world's most dangerous high-altitude, high-tech daredevil stunt.
Ants, minus the venom
Most scientists give the credit to a group of mossy swamp-dwellers that originated underwater, but new evidence points to a mysterious life-form that lived--and died--millions of years earlier.
It turns out we seriously underestimated the central nervous system.
Future and ancient past combine in the study of vertebrates
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Some blenny fish spend nearly their entire lives out of the water
Our reporters deliver the latest on autonomous vehicles.
Within 10 years, infantry soldiers will go into battle with autonomous robots close behind them. One day, they'll be fighting side-by-side
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
Behind the scenes in the race to develop a military vehicle that can drive itself.
Armed with better batteries and stronger materials, new submersibles aim to go deeper than ever before and open up the whole of the unexplored ocean to human eyes