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US military looks to 'black ice'

"The US military has appealed to scientists to help develop a novel weapon - artificial black ice."

Category: Weapons


China test sparks space arms fears

"It has been described by some arms control experts as the beginning of a new arms race in space, pitting China against the United States."

Category: Weapons


Doomsday Clock hands move forward 2 minutes

"The keepers of the "Doomsday Clock" – a measure of dangers posed to civilisation – moved its hands forward by 2 minutes on Wednesday to reflect what its keepers call worsening nuclear and climate threats to the world. "


Vibrations could reveal landmine locations

"Zapping buried landmines with powerful sound waves and listening to them vibrate could reveal their location"

Category: Weapons


Exoskeleton update

"Five years ago, New Scientist covered plans by the Pentagon’s research arm, DARPA, to build a robotic exoskeleton that would let GIs run faster, leap further and carry more." The product is now in its testing phase.

Category: Weapons

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