Mines

03.16.15
Drones will make it easier to detect unexploded bombs in Laos
03.16.15

Drones will make it easier to detect unexploded bombs in Laos

Drones are more than just flying robots designed for commercial deliveries and buying Crocs. Despi...

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07.10.13
Star Trek Online encourages fleets to pretty up their mines
07.10.13

Star Trek Online encourages fleets to pretty up their mines

Captains of Star Trek Online, we ask you -- is your fleet's Dilithium Mine nice and pretty? Of cour...

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04.20.13
Building the perfect fortress in Camelot Unchained [Updated]
04.20.13

Building the perfect fortress in Camelot Unchained [Updated]

The Camelot Unchained team has just released a new video dev blog for Kickstarter backers outlini...

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10.27.12
Alt-week 27.10.12: ancient texts, super-Earths and special-ops mice
10.27.12

Alt-week 27.10.12: ancient texts, super-Earths and special-ops mice

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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09.08.12
Smartphone-powered mine detectors readied for field-testing in Cambodia (video)
09.08.12

Smartphone-powered mine detectors readied for field-testing in Cambodia (video)

Red Lotus Technologies is now refining and pitching its PETALS technology for real-world use aroun...

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07.16.12
US Navy deploys SeaFox submarines to Persian Gulf for universal mine control
07.16.12

US Navy deploys SeaFox submarines to Persian Gulf for universal mine control

Tasked with mine detection and eradication in the Persian Gulf, the US Navy has sent a fleet of un...

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03.28.12
Hunker down and blow up: Meet PlanetSide 2's Engineer
03.28.12

Hunker down and blow up: Meet PlanetSide 2's Engineer

If PlanetSide 2's recent Infiltrator class reveal didn't grab you by the throat and say, "Play me...

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05.10.11
Using an iPhone app to test for landmines
05.10.11

Using an iPhone app to test for landmines

One of the big problems with using metal detectors to find unexploded landmines is that they de...

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05.05.11
Metal detectors and smartphones make beautiful, mine-sniffing music together
05.05.11

Metal detectors and smartphones make beautiful, mine-sniffing music together

Harvard researchers have married a smartphone to a metal detector to create PETALS, a low cost way...

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