[credit provider=”Youtube/Charles Choi” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=XuJTdogaYrk”] Soft and lightweight synthetic rubbers that can absorb large amounts of energy from bullets and shrapnel could help lead to improved armour, researchers say.Novel armour from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory incorporating these polymers have already matched the performance of standard military protection while cutting the […]
[credit provider=”Vimeo/JonO” url=”http://vimeo.com/4834650″] Scientists scanning the human brain can now tell whom a person is thinking of, the first time researchers have been able to identify what people are imagining from imaging technologies.Work to visualise thought is starting to pile up successes. Recently, scientists have used brain scans to decode […]
Law enforcement officers have a new tool to quickly halt vehicle pursuits or drivers who blow through checkpoints.