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Admin January 18, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Most of the time, when we talk about drones and drone warfare, we’re talking about aircraft. A leaked draft of the 2018 Nuclear Report prepared by the Pentagon suggests this construction is too narrow — and it confirms reports from […]

Admin January 17, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Hearing improvement technology has marched forward at a slow-but-steady pace, but a new recent law has opened the floodgates. In a rare bipartisan consensus, Congress approved and President Trump signed into law legislation that includes the Over the Counter (OTC) […]

Admin January 17, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Over the weekend, residents of Hawaii endured 38 searing minutes after a false alarm was broadcast to the entire island chain. A message claiming ballistic missiles were already inbound on Hawaii wasn’t rescinded for nearly three-quarters of an hour, leaving […]

Admin January 16, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. DETROIT — You could smell the big-truck testosterone wafting in the air early and often, as the traditional “Big Three” US automakers launched new pickup trucks at the this year’s heartland auto show: full-size pickups from Chevrolet (Silverado) and Ram […]

Admin January 13, 2018

LAS VEGAS — Unless you’ve been living under a rock, or are perhaps a company executive or a member of Congress with a gold-plated, fully paid-for insurance plan, you know healthcare costs in the United States have skyrocketed in the past 30 years. The issue, which has been politically charged with the recent moves to […]

Admin January 13, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Astronomers have been puzzling over so-called fast radio bursts for several years now, but their unpredictable nature has hampered our attempts to understand this bizarre phenomenon. That’s why an object called FRB 121102 has been of such interest. Whatever this […]

Admin January 12, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. LAS VEGAS — CES was again awash in car technology. There weren’t as many auto-industry keynote speakers as in recent years, but there was certainly more technology, particularly autonomous cars and shuttle vans. In what has become a recent Vegas […]

Admin January 12, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We’ve known for years that there is at least some water ice on Mars, but it’s been hard to pin down where it is and how easy it would be to extract. New data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter indicates […]

Admin January 11, 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The X Prize Foundation exists to encourage the development of breakthrough technologies, and a few years ago it partnered with Google to fund a big one. The Google Lunar X Prize challenges companies to send a robotic rover to the […]