Stripes reduce controlled landing by biting flies, supporting the leading hypothesis of their utility
One hundred. That's the number researchers argue is a pragmatic quantity of nuclear weapons for any nation to have
Biologist discovers electric eels will leap out of the water to attack intruders
With fears growing over chemical and biological weapons falling into the wrong hands, scientists are developing microrockets to fight back against these dangerous agents, should the need arise. In the American Chemical Society journal ACS Nano, they describe new spherical micromotors that rapidly neutralize chemical and biological agents and use water as fuel.
Hot foam may soon send criminals running if they damage ATM. ETH researchers have developed a special film that triggers an intense reaction when destroyed. The idea originates from a beetle that uses a gas explosion to fend off attackers.
Colorado State University has seen 150% increase in Department of Defense spending despite withering federal research budgets.
Sandia National Laboratories has signed a pair of cooperative research and development agreements (CRADAs) that could broadly add to the labs’ research into combustion, defense, energy and nuclear security.