Georgia Tech team builds snakebots that slither -- and rescue

Scientists at Georgia Tech are looking closely at how snakes move in order to make robots capable of slithering into nooks and crannies.

New rules of cyber-crime engagement needed to protect US now

Targeted cyber crime threats are on the rise and cause real concern for U.S. national security secrets, intell chiefs testified at a recent Senate hearing.

DARPA developing contact lenses with 'Terminator'-like abilities

The Defense Department wants to give warfighters science-fiction grade contact lenses that would allow them to magnify distant objects and overlay their vision with battlefield data.

Do candles hold the cure for touch-screen smudges?

The product of an old-world technology, simple candle soot, just might be the answer to a 21st-century scourge, according to German researchers.

NOAA app lets you track aurora from solar storms

If the aurora from coming solar storms will bring Northern (or Southern) Lights to your latitude, OVATION can let you know ahead of time.

Cleversafe targets big data with 10 exabyte storage

Cleversafe debuts "dispersed storage" system capable of holding 10 exabytes of data, a scale required by new methods for analyzing big data streams.

Powering and empowering the virtual worker in 2012

As 2012 takes off, agencies are shifting their focus to telework technologies and tools in an effort to foster greater collaboration between the virtual and physical work environment.

Windows 8 secure boot: Is it really Microsoft vs. Linux?

A "secure boot" feature that Microsoft will require of computer makers with Windows 8 continues to draw controversy, particularly among the Linux community.

Can computers really predict the Super Bowl?

Our computer tells us who will win the Super Bowl. What about the real world?

DARPA seeks ways to rebuild space junk

DOD is developing new ways to get high-resolution images of spacecraft as part of a plan to build new satellites in orbit from parts salvaged from deactivated crafts.

Ultrabooks and smart TVs are fine, but holographic talking windshields?

From ultra notebooks, smart TVs and windshields that let you know you're passing your favorite Tex-Mex place, CES was filled with gadgets that are becoming all-too-human.

Will Facebook Timeline put your job in jeopardy?

Facebook Timeline is becoming mandatory for the social network's users soon, and with it comes an array of new headaches for federal executives.

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