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Biotech: Can Microscopic Sentries Protect US Troops?

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

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From repelling bugs to protecting divers in dangerous waters, scientists are pushing the boundaries of biotech.

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World War I Reenactor Shows Off Gear For Centennial At AUSA

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on

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AUSA: 100 years after America entered World War I, the Army is honoring the service of its soldiers, complete with reenactors dressed in painstakingly detailed reproduction uniforms. Turns out a lot more science and engineering went into an infantryman’s kit than you might imagine.

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Obama To World: We’re Back

Posted by Colin Clark on

WASHINGTON: While the talkerati focused intently on the fairly narrow issue of the presidential strategy to degrade and destroy ISIL, they may have missed the larger message President Obama sent: America is preeminent economically and militarily and has not backed away from the world stage. For almost two years — from the time he declared a… Keep reading →

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Syria, Chemical Weapons And The Collapse of Deterrence

Posted by Robbin Laird on

Since President Obama has declared Syrian use of chemical weapons a “red line” that line should mean something when it has been crossed. And the president better have a clear view of what his options are to change the situation when the “red line” is crossed. But do we? Having spent many years looking at… Keep reading →

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