Take a peek at Sikorsky’s scout helicopter prototype
Raider X is one of two candidates in the Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft competition. Here's how the machine is coming together right now.
The Supreme Court’s EPA ruling may spell doom for US climate goals
The EPA's ability to combat carbon emissions has been seriously hindered.
When insects got wings, evolution really took off
A mysterious fossil gap contains a hidden lesson about insect evolution.
Babies and pets might freak out during fireworks shows, but you can help them relax
Fido and Junior probably don't like explosions as much as you do.
Check out the Air Force’s breezy, flashy new helmets
After 40 years, Air Force pilots will finally get to test out some new brain buckets.
If it sounds right, it must be human: Google’s language AI exposes us as shallow listeners
A 'sentient' machine explores the difference between fluent language and fluent thought—and the consequences of confusing the two.
Sharks are learning to love coastal cities
There are some mouthy new kids in the neighborhood.
Ancient wolf DNA is being used to sniff out where our love story with dogs began
The wolf genomes could help settle the long-standing mystery of dog domestication.
Why DARPA wants its robots to think like kids
If machines can learn as adeptly as children do, the military thinks they might be able to help out in useful ways.
Single-use plastic is on its way out of national parks. But why is the pace so glacial?
Eliminating waste is crucial, but experts argue this timeline is too long.