US Military Wants to Develop Sixth-Sensing Super Soldiers

Call it "intuition," call it a "gut feeling"—either way the U.S. Office of Naval Research wants to train soldiers to harness their inner-Spidey Sense and improve their chances of getting out of battle alive and intact. » 3/06/12 9:20pm 3/06/12 9:20pm

Using An Undersea Glider To Record a Terabyte of Whale Noises

At the tail-end of last year, researchers managed to successfully collect close to a terabyte of recordings of beaked whales off the coast of Hawaii, using the first acoustic-equipped undersea glider to travel to the depths, some 1,000m down. » 6/11/10 5:53am 6/11/10 5:53am