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Japan’s “Privacy Visor” Thwarts Facial Recognition Technology

Japan’s “Privacy Visor” Thwarts Facial Recognition Technology

Japan has worked for years to create a pair of glasses that will shield the wearer from discovery on facial…

Shielding Radiation Using Composite Metal Foam

Shielding Radiation Using Composite Metal Foam

The Advanced Materials Research Lab (AMRL) at North Carolina State University is creating a new class of metallic foam, known…

Death by Technology: The Need for Law to Mitigate Risk

Barnaby Jack was a brilliant New Zealand grey hat hacker, a subclass of ethical hackers. “In general terms, ethical hackers…

U.S. National Biosurveillance: An Integrated Enterprise

Biosurveillance: Threat, purposes and requirements Since the 1970s, newly emerging diseases have been identified at a rate of one or…

Battlefield MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging is the best method for non-invasive imaging of soft tissue anatomy, saving countless lives each year. It…

Biobotic Insect Sensor Networks for Search and Rescue

The relatively recent developments in swarm robotics have found a variety of applications in areas ranging from military to environmental…

ISIL as the Militarized Arm of the Arab Spring: How Crises of Authority Are Clearing the Path to Violence

Calling itself the Islamic State may one day be known as the greatest propaganda coup the Islamic State in Iraq…

Power from the Sea

Humankind has extracted energy from the sea throughout civilized history. For millennia, the sea’s currents and winds have pushed ships…

Unresolved Questions of Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding the Development and Use of Nanotechnology in Medical Applications

In his seminal work, “Democracy in America,” Alexis de Tocqueville warned against “the tyranny of the majority” – the idea…

Lean-Sensing: Intelligent, Low-Cost, Remote Detection by Integrating Currently Available Components for Distant Early Warning

The battlefield effects of WMDs can be catastrophic to the warfighter, and exposure can cause significant loss of life and…

Collaborative Efforts Responding to the Missions Associated with Addressing CBRN and Explosive Acts of Domestic Terrorism

Terrorists have and will continue to desire weapons of mass destruction, such as CBRNE, to further their agendas here and…

A Brief Overview of Privacy Policy in the European Union

The DoD has played an active military role in Europe for more than half of the past century. During this…