Unmanned Sub Hunters & Robot Battle Managers On the Horizon, DARPA Says
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February 11th, 2016
DARPA is designing battle managers who can help humans make wartime decisions, as well as other futuristic technologies.
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How GPS Has Changed Warfare Since the First Space War
Iraqi T-62 destroyed during Gulf War
February 8th, 2016
Satellite-based navigation proved its mettle during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, leading to what some say is an overdependence on "jammable" GPS technology.
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Will the World's Largest Supercollider Spawn a Black Hole? (Op-Ed)
Illustration of a young black hole, such as the two distant dust-free quasars spotted recently by the Spitzer Space Telescope. <a href="http://www.space.com/31-black-holes-universe.html">More photos of black holes of the universe</a>
February 10th, 2016
There's a concrete reason enormous particle accelerator experiments won't spawn black holes and end the world.
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In a Tight Spot? Robo-Roach Can Flatten Itself to Help
Robot Cockroach
February 8th, 2016
Robots that mimic the way cockroaches can scuttle through teeny-tiny cracks might one day help first responders locate and rescue disaster victims trapped in debris, researchers say.
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Magnetic 'MoonWalker' Shoes Help You Defy Gravity
MoonWalker Shoes
February 6th, 2016
Have you ever fantasized about walking on the moon, but you don't want to put on a spacesuit and blast more than 200,000 miles (322,000 kilometers) through space? A New York-based startup plans to turn this lunar fantasy into a reality.
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Dutch Police Deploy Drone-Disabling Birds of Prey
February 3rd, 2016
In the Netherlands, police officers are inaugurating a new species of animal partner — eagles — to take down illegal aerial drones.
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Jaguar Aims to Make Autonomous Cars Drive More Like Humans
Land Rover Vehicle
February 10th, 2016
Self-driving cars may represent an important achievement in the fields of artificial intelligence and robotics, but one car manufacturer is hoping to develop new technologies to help these autonomous machines drive less like robots and more like humans.
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Watch a Robot Salamander Swim and Walk (Video)
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February 5th, 2016
A new robot salamander has been designed by mimicking nature, and it can both swim, walk and turn.
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