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So long blood tests? The Air Force Research Laboratory’s wearable biosensor bandage can detect vital signs, dehydration and more!
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Lasers, Rail Guns, and the Future of the Navy

It’s a new era: the Navy is about to take a big step for military-kind. This summer they will add the first ship-mounted laser to their fleet, and that’s just the beginning.
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She's a beauty in person.  But don't just take my word for it...(Photo by Jessica L. Tozer)

“Don’t just sit there on the couch enjoying Star Trek, wishing it was real. Go out there and make it a reality. Fandom means more than just watching, it means going out there to achieve want you like. Nothing is impossible.”
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If you’re familiar with the advancements in science and technology in any way, chances are you’ve heard a thing or two about the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.  You might know them better by their buzzworthy acronym DARPA. Ah, DARPA. …
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Hollywood may be a long way from Annapolis, but through the experiences of Cmdr. Kevin Blenkhorn, one of the creators of Yoda in the most recent Star Wars films, midshipmen can get a taste of what happens behind the bright …
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I think it goes without saying that humans are flawed. <pause for dramatic effect> I know.  It’s a shocker. So when we think of the things humans are capable of doing, there’s always a margin of error, isn’t there?  There’s …
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We’ve been talking a lot about the future lately. Which makes sense.  The future is kind of an “in thing” when it comes to science. But for as much as I love my gaming technology and directed energy weapons, there is one …
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In the military, the word “training” can mean a lot of different things. It could mean running around and whooping while simultaneously learning the value of cold water and shade. It could mean sitting in a classroom and playing the …
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