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Photo of the Cheetah robot. (credit: DARPA)

Researchers Hoping ‘Cheetah’ Will Be Used In Search And Rescue Missions In Hostile Environments

It’s a robot unlike any other: inspired by the world’s fastest land animal, controlled by video game technology and packing nifty sensors — including one used to maneuver drones, satellites and ballistic missiles.

12/01/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., downplayed critical comments made by an architect of the Affordable Care Act by saying she doesn’t “know who he is” – although Pelosi’s office has previously stated that they’ve relied on Jonathan Gruber’s analysis.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pelosi Says She Doesn’t Know Obamacare Architect, Despite Touting His Work In 2009

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., downplayed critical comments made by an architect of the Affordable Care Act by saying she doesn’t “know who he is” – although Pelosi’s office has previously stated that they’ve relied on Jonathan Gruber’s analysis.

11/13/2014

A new transparent armor inspired by the shells of a sea creature could provide protection for U.S. troops on the battlefield. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Study: Transparent, Tough Sea Shell Armor Could Protect US Troops

A new transparent armor inspired by the shells of a sea creature could provide protection for U.S. troops on the battlefield.

03/31/2014

Two American experts have gathered evidence that suggests North Korea scientists have developed the ability to produce their own sophisticated components for nuclear weapons.  (KIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: North Korea Learning To Create Own Crucial Nuclear Parts

Two American experts have gathered evidence that suggests North Korea scientists have developed the ability to produce their own sophisticated components for nuclear weapons.

09/24/2013

File photo of recently confirmed Secretary of Energy nominee Ernest Moniz. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senate Confirms Physicist Moniz As Energy Chief

Physicist Ernest Moniz won unanimous Senate confirmation Thursday to be the nation’s new energy secretary.

05/16/2013

Federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall, but the warnings themselves were confusing, an internal review found. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: Feds’ Warnings About Sandy Were Confusing To Media, Public

Federal weather forecasts for Superstorm Sandy were exceptionally accurate last fall, but the warnings themselves were confusing, an internal review found.

05/16/2013

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