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DETROIT SHOOTING String of Detroit shootings leaves 1 dead, 12 hurt DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police say a 54-year-old woman was killed and four other people wounded in an argument and shooting on the city's west side. Chief Chester Logan says the...
HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Tech Research Institute has a $1 million contract to conduct radar-related research for the U.S. military. Houghton-based Michigan Technological University on Thursday announced the 6-month contract with the U.S....
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A former UCLA physics professor has agreed to plead guilty to federal fraud charges and pay almost $1.7 million for turning in false invoices related to nanotechnology research he was performing for the Department of Defense. Alfred Wong, 75, of...
Autoblog.comFiled under: Emerging Technologies, EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors Looks like Tesla might be hiding more in its software than blind spot detection and adaptive cruise control. According to Bloomberg, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is "discussing" autonomous cars with...
The human brain is a marvelous instrument, capable of the subtlest thoughts, feelings and perceptions, and of dreams even the gods might envy. Yet for all our cleverness in other areas, we still know embarrassingly little about how our own brains actually...
WASHINGTON — A sophisticated airborne radar system developed to track Taliban fighters planting roadside bombs in Afghanistan has found a new use along the U.S. border with Mexico, where it has revealed gaps in security. Operated from a Predator...
Making good on a promise first hinted at during his State of the Union speech in February, President Obama on Tuesday unveiled the broad outlines of a scientific initiative aimed at mapping the human brain. The project's ambitious goals include...
When artist Dan Goods arrived at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, they gave him a six-month shot. In May, he'll have been there 10 years as JPL's "visual strategist." He glued soda bottles to the roof of his Taurus to create music on an m.p.h. pipe organ....
Internet-centered technology has advanced to the point that smartphone apps and e-commerce sites seemingly sprout overnight. Indeed, many can be built inexpensively from off-the-shelf software in weeks. Scientific breakthroughs, however, often require...
British soldiers on the front lines in Afghanistan have been armed with pocket-sized spy drones that can give operators bird’s-eye views of the battlefield below. The little flying machine, dubbed Black Hornet Nano, is just 4 inches long and...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - latimes.comWhether you voted for Barack Obama or Mitt Romney, it's good to know the president isn't a Sith Lord. After ......
Over the 14 years since losing her right arm to a hollow-point bullet, Dana Burke was convinced she could feel herself pointing, pinching or waving as she motioned with the 5-inch-long limb the attack left behind. Still, she had to relearn how to pull...
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