Category: TECHNOLOGY

Earth’s atmosphere can be turned into massive surveillance system using LASERS, scientists discover

BAE believe that within 50 years, one of their aircraft could use an “atmospheric lens” to observe people from very long distances using the Earth’s atmosphere as a tool. The lasers temporarily change the Earth’s atmosphere into magnifying glass structures which can alter light and radio signals. This means users can listen into radio signals for […]

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Spotted In Davos: Anti-Drone Guns | Zero Hedge

While the shoulder-mounted anti-drone gun pictured above in Davos does not appear to be one we have seen before, as Engadget detailed previously, there are numerous systems built to take down wayward or dangerous drones, but they tend to have one big catch: you need to be relatively close to the drone, which could be scary if the […]

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Pentagon successfully tests micro-drone swarm

The Pentagon may soon be unleashing a 21st-century version of locusts on its adversaries after officials on Monday said it had successfully tested a swarm of 103 micro-drones.The important step in the development of new autonomous weapon systems was made possible by improvements in artificial intelligence, holding open the possibility that groups of small robots […]

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Selfie drones, personal robots, VR, centre stage at CES – Reuters

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Scientists edge closer to bringing back from the dead the fabled aurochs, giant wild cattle that once roamed Europe’s forests – Telegraph

Its curved horns, huge bulk and irascible temperament made it a formidable foe for  prehistoric hunters, but scientists are edging closer to a long-held dream of bringing back from extinction one of Europe’s most impressive beasts – the aurochs.The creature, the ancestor of modern cattle, once roamed tangled forests and sodden marshlands from Britain to […]

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