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January 18, 2017
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U.S. Army Enlists IBM for $62 Million Cloud Deal

IBM Cloud solution, services to improve Army’s IT flexibility, efficiency and performance ARMONK, N.Y. – 18 Jan 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the U.S. Army has signed a five-year, multi-million dollar contract with IBM to build, manage and … Continue reading

December 17, 2015
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Detecting and identifying explosives with single test

A new test for detecting multiple explosives simultaneously has been developed by UCL scientists. The proof-of-concept sensor is designed to quickly identify and quantify five commonly used explosives in solution to help track toxic contamination in waste water and improve … Continue reading

November 23, 2013
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Playing with future of British armed forces

Social scientists are to examine whether action figure dolls help form children’s opinions on war and have a role to play in shaping the future of our armed forces. It is the first time research has examined the role of … Continue reading

September 19, 2013
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Emotional attachment to robots could affect outcome on battlefield

Too busy to vacuum your living room? Let Roomba the robot do it. Don’t want to risk a soldier’s life to disable an explosive? Let a robot do it. It’s becoming more common to have robots sub in for humans … Continue reading

May 12, 2013
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Anatomy of a Blast: Researchers Develop Sensor System to Assess the Effects of Explosions on Soldiers

Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are becoming a global problem for the U.S. armed forces. To prevent injuries to soldiers and provide better care to those who are injured, the U.S. military is striving to better understand how blasts impact the … Continue reading

October 24, 2012
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Commentary: John E. Savage – Cybersecurity Needed in the Public Domain

President Obama designated October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month. We asked John E. Savage, the An Wang Professor of Computer Science, to share his views on what can and should be done to ensure cybersecurity at the national level. … Continue reading