Category Archives: Advanced Research & New Millennium Warfare

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Scientists Create First Cloned Human Embryo

  Scientists have made an embryonic clone of a person, using DNA from that person’s skin cells. In the future, such a clone could be a source of stem cells,…

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Quantum Network Secretly Running for 2 Years

  A national laboratory has been running a quantum network that could make perfectly secure Internet communications a reality. Though the new technology, described May 1 in the preprint journal…

There’s Potentially 100,000 People Now Printing Out Their Own Handguns

Downloaders have successfully acquired at least 100,000 schematics for Defense Distributed’s printable 3D handgun over the course of two days. By comparison, the first episode of Game of Thrones clocked in…

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New Paper Technology Could Put Undetectable ID Chips In Cash

Scientists have developed paper containing ultra-thin, undetectable Radio Frequency Identification Chips (RFID), and in doing so may have taken a huge step towards ending “dark money” cash transfers. “The technique…

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$70 Drone Shield wants to protect you from flying spies

There are quite a lot of people who are seriously concerned about maintaining their privacy in an age where aerial drones – like the Parrot AR – are increasingly easy to build…

Nearly 200 B61 gravity bombs would be given new tail fins that would turn them into guided weapons delivered by stealth F35 fighter-bombers. Photograph: The Guardian

Obama accused of nuclear U-turn as guided weapons plan emerges

Barack Obama has been accused of reneging on his disarmament pledges after it emerged the administration was planning to spend billions on upgrading nuclear bombs stored in Europe to make the weapons more…

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Pentagon, NATO allies witness missile defense test in skies over Central New York

Military leaders from the Pentagon, Italy and Germany were in Central New York this week to witness a classified test of a missile defense system. As part of the test,…

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Reports Say Pakistani Spy Agency ISI Secretly Collaborated In CIA Drone War

  Investigative journalists working out of Washington and Islamabad are making claims of secret collaborations between the CIA and Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency as part of a covert…

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“In vitro eugenics” is coming, predicts Australian bioethicist

Taking a peek into the future, an Australian bioethicist says that it will be possible to use stem cell technology to breed better humans in a Petri dish. Robert Sparrow,…

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Boston Dynamics’ Terminator-like ‘PETMAN’ robot tests chemical suits

Defense contractor Boston Dynamics has new video of its Terminator-like “PETMAN” robot standing, walking, posing and… wearing a chemical protection suit, for some reason. The project is funded in part…

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Nokia’s magnetic tattoo: Why your arm may be ringing someday soon

[Editor’s Comment: Among all the latest “mark of the beast” technologies, this must be the most ridiculous one.] Imagine your parents or boss calling you, and instead of your phone…

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US military soon to be outfitted with Daredevil-like radar sense that can pinpoint and identify incoming threats

One of the world’s largest military contractors, Raytheon, has developed a system that gives soldiers superhuman hearing. The system, called 3-D Audio, essentially allows soldiers to hear exactly where threats…

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Pentagon’s Mad Scientists Want a Tattoo That Tracks Troops’ Vitals

In its ongoing quest to measure every aspect of U.S. troops’ physiology, the Pentagon’s esoteric research enclave wants to develop a durable, unobtrusive device that can track the body’s physical…

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Science-fiction turns real: Genetically engineering animals for war

In the 1960s, the Central Intelligence Agency recruited an unusual field agent: a cat. In an hour-long procedure, a veterinary surgeon transformed the furry feline into an elite spy, implanting a…

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Lockheed Martin Harnesses Quantum Technology

  Our digital age is all about bits, those precise ones and zeros that are the stuff of modern computer code. But a powerful new type of computer that is…