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The human brain is a marvelous instrument, capable of the subtlest thoughts, feelings and perceptions, and of dreams even the gods might envy. Yet for all our cleverness in other areas, we still know embarrassingly little about how our own brains actually...
Over the 14 years since losing her right arm to a hollow-point bullet, Dana Burke was convinced she could feel herself pointing, pinching or waving as she motioned with the 5-inch-long limb the attack left behind. Still, she had to relearn how to pull...
When students in River Hill High School's Advanced Computer Science classes entered a worldwide high school robotics competition last year that involved programming International Space Station satellites, they figured their chances of winning were...
Bruce E. Ivins, the government biodefense scientist linked to the deadly anthrax mailings of 2001, stood to gain financially from the huge federal spending in the fear-filled aftermath of those killings, the Los Angeles Times has learned. Ivins is listed...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - The Pentagon is looking at setting up a commodity market-style trading system in which investors would be able to bet on political or even terrorist events, such as whether terrorists could strike Israel with biological weapons. Defense...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - A Pentagon proposal to start a "futures" market that would have let thousands of investors wager on the likelihood of terrorist attacks or coups in the Middle East was canceled yesterday. Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz told...
A former UCLA physics professor has agreed to plead guilty to federal fraud charges and pay almost $1.7 million for turning in false invoices related to nanotechnology research he was performing for the Department of Defense. Alfred Wong, 75, of...
Odessa American, TexasI can't wait for the Ector County Independent School District school board election to be over. Never in my life have I had the word "socialism" used about classroom policies and procedures. Former candidate for Place 5 George Rice ran on an anti-...
Autoblog.comFiled under: Emerging Technologies, EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors Looks like Tesla might be hiding more in its software than blind spot detection and adaptive cruise control. According to Bloomberg, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is "discussing" autonomous cars with...
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteEven a single blast injury like those experienced by soldiers or some crowd members at the Boston Marathon can create subtle chemical changes in the brain, a new animal study led by the University of Pittsburgh shows. In the study, funded by the Defense...
The Philadelphia InquirerRobots that can transfer plastic rings. Robots that can toss Frisbees into targets. Robots that can climb, swim, dance, or make music. Robots that can clean up a nuclear plant after a Fukushima-style disaster, sparing human beings the risk of radiation...
Premium Health News ServiceCan women cope with combat? A storm of opinions was unleashed in January in response to the U.S. military lifting its ban on women in combat roles. Many saw the move as a positive one. Others were concerned that differences in physical strength would...
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