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Declassified: America's animal spies and soldiers

From bionic insects to minesweeping dolphins, these are the animals working hard to keep Americans safe.

16 Images By December 1, 2015

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From a glass box to the Red Planet: The strange journey of a Martian-in-training

Physicist and comedian Josh Richards is ready and willing to die on Mars. But first he has to survive a see-through, mocked-up habitat in Sydney, Australia.

By February 6, 2016

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Wearables at war: How smart textiles are lightening the load for soldiers

From fabric keyboards to kit that powers up when the soldier mounts up, Intelligent Textiles is one of the companies on the front line of wearable technology.

By March 11, 2015

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Ancient amber proves early insects were keen on high society

"Downton Abbey" has nothing on these ants and termites. Thanks to 100-million-year-old amber, we now have even earlier proof that insects have long known something about social class.

By February 11, 2016

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This robot can take the weight off soldiers' shoulders

Lockheed's Squad Mission Support System is a rolling robot that could carry much of the load soldiers and Marines take into the field. Will the Pentagon authorize it?

By June 24, 2014

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A soldier's gear on D-Day (pictures)

A look at the cutting-edge gear a soldier would likely be carrying storming the beach at Normandy in 1944.

19 Images By June 6, 2014

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XCOM 2: How Firaxis crafted a superior sequel

We spoke with members of the seasoned strategy studio to discuss the process of making a relevant sequel with XCOM 2, and the rebirth of difficult games.

By February 9, 2016

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Wearable robots for the paralyzed take a step forward

A next-gen exoskeleton, now on sale, highlights how the latest robots are merging science fiction with reality.

By February 2, 2016

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Netflix to go pure sci-fi with body-swapping 'Altered Carbon'

The new show will adapt Richard Morgan's novels about a space soldier programmed into a new body to investigate a murder.

By January 20, 2016

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Hoverboards, dinosaurs and Star Wars drones help shovel snow

The East Coast blizzard might be a giant hassle, but that doesn't mean geeks aren't making the most of it. Even dinosaurs had a blast during Snowmaggedon.

By January 25, 2016