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Ant-Sized Microbots Travel in Swarms
While Hollywood focuses on robots several times taller than humans, some researchers are building tiny robots that could fit on...
Look Out Mars, India’s Gonna Get Ya!
India terminates its lunar probe and plans to launch its first Mars mission as early as 2013
DARPA Wants Morphing Helicopter Blades By Yesterday
Future whirlybirds may change their rotor blades to suit the mission
How About Cash for Tech Clunkers?
This week, Uncle Sam’s gas-guzzler gold rush was officially put to sleep. With some 800,000 fuel-efficient cars sold in the...
Coming Soon: An Unblinking “Gorgon Stare” For Air Force Drones
The next-generation surveillance package for the Air Force's MQ-9 Reaper drones, named for Medusa's stony glare, will provide an unprecedentedly broad view of the battlefield spanning time and space
Battlefield Blimp Tracks Low-Flying Cruise Missiles
The Army flies a blimp that can detect cruise missiles up to 300 miles away
DARPA Wants ‘Precision Jamming’ To Take Enemies Out of the Conversation
On the battlefield, communication is key. So while improving comms between our troops is a vital part of the military’s...
Nokia Enters Netbook Fray with Booklet 3G
What happens when a mobile phone company makes a netbook? You get a “mini-laptop” that’s connected to the brink. (The...
Powerful, Simple Rocket Fuel Made from Water and Aluminum
A new rocket propellant consisting of aluminum powder and water ice could point toward the future of space exploration
Medic Bot Does Curls to Save Wounded Soldiers
The rescue robot with a teddy head has gone through nine different prototypes on its way to becoming a rugged...