Allison Barrie Archive
Published March 05, 2013
Infrared holography can reveal details hidden behind smoke and flames, potentially life-saving information to help firefighters and emergency responders.
Published March 04, 2013
Using quantum cryptography, Los Alamos National Laboratory has developed a method to detect and defeat an adversary intent on intercepting or attacking power grid communications.
Published March 01, 2013
A liquid-hydrogen-powered unmanned spy plane from Boeing’s Phantom Works had a very successful test flight earlier this week, climbing a mile and a half into the sky.
Published February 28, 2013
The last remaining Manhattan Project facility still located in Manhattan was officially transformed into a modern new laboratory Wednesday -- part of an ongoing commitment to keep Americans safe from radiological threats.
Published February 26, 2013
The potential home market for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles could be an attractive opportunity to offset cuts in military spending for defense and aerospace companies.
Published February 25, 2013
New research could pave the way to building machines from biological materials like heart tissue -- and rebuild a broken human heart.
Published February 21, 2013
Nearly 60 years after first taking to the skies, the U-2 spy plane continues to roam the edge of space while conducting important reconnaissance -- and its pilots can now eat like gourmets thanks to a new five-star in-flight menu.
Published February 20, 2013
In the midst of the 3D printers making weapons and ammunition hullabaloo, a new version has been introduced that can create a weapon smaller than a grain of sand.
Published February 19, 2013
Could a “Deathstar” someday defend Earth against incoming threats from space?
Published February 18, 2013
Inspired by the way they grasp objects, the Army is developing self-sealing suction cups for robots -- just like those on an octopus.