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Stories by Daniel G. Dupont

Proactive Prototypes

Proactive Prototypes

For new tech systems, a return to competitive prototyping

January 17, 2008 — Daniel G. Dupont
Far-Out Physics

Far-Out Physics

Big budgets keep "fringe" projects alive

October 1, 2006 — Daniel G. Dupont
Nuclear Explosions in Orbit

Nuclear Explosions in Orbit

The spread of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles raises fears of atomic attacks on the global satellite system

June 1, 2004 — Daniel G. Dupont
NECTAR for Your Health

NECTAR for Your Health

Revamping U.S. medical research means unifying data

December 15, 2003 — Daniel G. Dupont

Food Fears

The threat of agricultural terrorism spurs calls for more vigilance

September 22, 2003 — Daniel G. Dupont
Under the Microscope

Under the Microscope

Will "sound science" weaken the endangered species act?

November 11, 2002 — Daniel G. Dupont
Staying Open

Staying Open

Universities worry about the strain on academic freedom in the face of classified research

September 1, 2002 — Daniel G. Dupont
Reengineering the Radio

Reengineering the Radio

The Pentagon and industry plan for software-based transceivers that combine voice, video and data

July 6, 2000 — Daniel G. Dupont
Seen Before

Seen Before

To guard against terrorism, the Pentagon looks to image-recognition technology

December 1, 1999 — Daniel G. Dupont
IN PLANE SIGHT

IN PLANE SIGHT

Unmanned aerial vehicles prove their potential over Kosovo

September 1, 1999 — Daniel G. Dupont
Inner-City Violence

Inner-City Violence

The U.S. military tries to prepare for urban warfare

October 1, 1998 — Daniel G. Dupont
Star Warned

Star Warned

Missile defense remains a shaky proposition, $50 billion later

June 1, 1998 — Daniel G. Dupont
Laser Show

Laser Show

Critics charge that the Pentagon's antisatellite laser test could set a dangerous precedent

January 1, 1998 — Daniel G. Dupont
Stories by Daniel G. Dupont

Confronting Common Wisdom