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High-tech camouflage could protect soldiers from ballistic heat

The heat wave that follows bomb blasts exceeds 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit and can cook exposed skin. New face paint that actually deflects heat could offer protection for up to a minute.

By 23 August 2012

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Crawling bot glows, camouflages itself with dye

DARPA's soft-bodied walkers, developed by engineers at Harvard University, can stand out or blend in with their environment, and may take on military tasks.

By 19 August 2012

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Drone captures stunning footage of killer whales

For the first time, researchers have used a video camera mounted on a hexacopter to monitor the behaviour of killer whales in the wild.

By 21 October 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 041: Chairless chairs, artificial skin that changes color, and a Lego building

It feels like everywhere we go, we're waiting in some kind of line. With this exoskeleton, though, you can make a seat for yourself anywhere. Can't bypass the lines at your favorite theme park? With this bit of kit, you won't stress about waiting without a place to sit.

By 26 August 2014

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My dot-matrix-camouflaged Mighty Wallet: Just don't throw it out if you find it

My temporary wallet looks like spare printout paper from the 80s, and I like it that way.

By 10 September 2011

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Next army smokescreen could be eco-friendly, better on lungs

One is easier on the lungs, one on the planet, and two use compounds from fireworks. Any one of these being tested by the US Army could replace the WWII-era smoke grenades still in use.

By 23 May 2014

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The Potemkin village optical drive bay

PC makers tease DVD fans with vestigial optical drives.

By 23 April 2014

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Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 goes solo with GPS flight

The launch of a new GPS-powered Parrot AR.Drone quadcopter comes good on your biggest spook fantasy: flying autonomously.

By 2 April 2014

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Toyota shows off Fuel Cell Vehicle, will be on sale in 2015

The car company on Monday talks up its bet for electric cars, which it plans to launch in California next year.

By 7 January 2014

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What mattered at CES 2014 -- Press day

The action kicked into high gear at CES today, with lots of companies taking the stage for formal press conferences and keynotes. We sort through the chaos so you don't have to.

By 7 January 2014