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The Terminators: drone strikes prompt MoD to ponder ethics of killer robots

Analysis of unmanned aircraft in combat urges Britain to establish policy on 'acceptable machine behaviour'

Category: Weapons, Robotics, Transport


Libyans in battle over oil town

Forces loyal to the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are moving into rebel territory in the east, capturing an oil installation in the town of Brega.

Category: Energy sources, Weapons


Do you want an invisibility cloak like Harry Potter's? Here it is

University of Birmingham scientists have built an invisibility cloak that makes objects vanish

Category: Weapons, Transport


Hackers will not be deterred by UK cyber defences, report warns

OECD study also says state-supported cyberwar will become more common alongside conventional attacks

Category: Communications, Weapons


Invisibility cloaks: Now you see me, but for how much longer?

Scientists are racing to perfect practical cloaking devices that can hide objects from sight by bending rays of light.

Category: Weapons

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