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05.18.15
US Navy's cheap and tiny Cicada drones can listen in on the enemy
05.18.15

US Navy's cheap and tiny Cicada drones can listen in on the enemy

The Navy's Cicada drone has reemerged looking smaller than ever. Navy scientists have been develop...

By M. Moon,   05.18.15
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04.01.15
Duck-like US Navy drone can fly or swim to hunt submarines
04.01.15

Duck-like US Navy drone can fly or swim to hunt submarines

There are plenty of flying and swimming drones, but you'd ideally have both at once for sub-huntin...

By J. Fingas,   04.01.15
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05.10.13
US Navy's Ion Tiger drone leans on liquid hydrogen for longer-lasting spy flight
05.10.13

US Navy's Ion Tiger drone leans on liquid hydrogen for longer-lasting spy flight

The US Navy's quieter way to spy, the Ion Tiger, just bested its own 2009 flight record with a key...

By J. Volpe,   05.10.13
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06.08.12
Naval researchers soak up the sun below sea level with special solar cells
06.08.12

Naval researchers soak up the sun below sea level with special solar cells

Have you ever harbored delusions of living in an underwater city inhabited by the likes of Ariel o...

By J. Volpe,   06.08.12
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05.01.12
LASR: behind the curtain of the Navy's robotics laboratory
05.01.12

LASR: behind the curtain of the Navy's robotics laboratory

I don't know all that much about the Naval Research Laboratory when I arrive in DC for "the public...

By B. Heater,   05.01.12
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04.02.12
US Navy shows off its new LASR autonomous robot testing facility
04.02.12

US Navy shows off its new LASR autonomous robot testing facility

All the fun of the desert and the rainforest from the (relative) comfort of home? Sign us up. Tha...

By B. Heater,   04.02.12
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03.11.12
SAFFiR: the autonomous, firefighting humanoid robot
03.11.12

SAFFiR: the autonomous, firefighting humanoid robot

It took six years, but at long last, Anna Konda has a formidable firefighting partner. SAFFiR, also...

By D. Murph,   03.11.12
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07.07.11
Navy tests bacteria-powered hydrogen fuel cell, could start monitoring your underwater fight club
07.07.11

Navy tests bacteria-powered hydrogen fuel cell, could start monitoring your underwater fight club

Microbial fuel cells aren't exactly new, but microbial fuel cells scouring the ocean floor? Now that...

By D. Murph,   07.07.11
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06.14.07
Researchers use magnetic fields to manipulate light
06.14.07

Researchers use magnetic fields to manipulate light

We've seen magnetics used in everything from closet improvements to insomnia treatments, but researc...

By D. Murph,   06.14.07
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