The U.S.’s measly stockpile of plutonium is barely adequate for missions planned for the next decade
The risk of collisions is on the rise as more civilians buy multicopters
A report predicts fighter jocks may not need speedy, agile jet fighters because they could rely on long-range sensors, smart missiles and swarms of smart robotic machines to attack from afar...
Russian scientists have developed experimental embalming methods to maintain the look, feel and flexibility of the Soviet Union's founder’s body, which is 145 years old today ...
The airplane transport isolators being used to fly Ebola patients for treatment have origins in the 2003 SARS epidemic
A genetic variant that keeps dopamine levels high could lead to personalized training and also benefit personnel in ERs and air traffic control towers
While playing catch-up on technology, Russia opts for cyber attacks, disinformation and other shadowy ways to fight a war with—and sometimes without—plausible deniability
When it comes to transporting troops, no idea has seemed too outlandish to be considered by the U.S. military
When it comes to transporting troops, no idea has seemed too outlandish to be considered by the military
Military “Transformer” vehicles move closer to takeoff
China, Russia and the U.S. have the ability to destroy one another’s eyes in the sky
The ruling in favor of corporate broadband providers may not only up consumer costs but also cripple start-ups, which may stifle the kind of innovative content that has made the Web an essential service...
The heart represents one of the most ambitious goals for researchers working to create 3-D printed organs within the field of regenerative medicine
Unique turbines that float on the surface rather than rest on the seafloor can be placed in deeper waters
More of Moore’s Law: A scalable process could realize the dream of carbon nanotube transistors that would be much smaller and more efficient than today’s silicon chips
Tiny lab-grown organs connected by an artificial blood system on a two-inch chip could greatly improve drug testing
The lingering questions include how the radioactivity might contaminate ocean life that humans eat
The U.S. State Department, community colleges and--for the first time--a Native American tribal agency, join the Federal Aviation Administration’s drone authorization list
A new class of laser weapons 10 times smaller and lighter than current lasers of similar power could protect U.S. aircraft from ground-based threats
A rocket-powered aircraft, in development at the German Aerospace Center, could carry 50 passengers halfway around the world in 90 minutes