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Wrinkle resistance

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | ‘Second skin’ has both cosmetic and medical applications

ROTC makes a comeback at Ivy League schools

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | In what may be a sign of the military’s return to its former place as one of America’s most trusted institutions, ROTC programs are thriving at the…

NASA, European Space Agency split over Mars mission prep

By Michael Cochrane
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Space | Alexander Gerst may be the face of future international space exploration. The 40-year-old German astronaut, tapped to become the next commander of the…

Accidental discovery may give new life to rechargeable batteries

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | If you’ve owned a laptop computer or a smartphone for any length of time, you’ve probably had to replace the battery. That’s because after repeated…

High-tech fabric could help mop up major oil spills

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | The explosion and sinking of BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico six years ago resulted in what is considered the largest marine oil spill…

U.S. Army shrinks to pre-WWII levels

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The number of active duty soldiers in the U.S. Army has dropped to a level not seen since before the United States entered World War II. At the end of March,

Pentagon launches crewless ship to hunt enemy submarines

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Leave it to the Pentagon’s secretive Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to roll out a major technological innovation just when the world’s…

Army reinstates Green Beret who confronted Afghan rapist

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | The Army yesterday reversed its decision to dismiss a decorated Green Beret soldier who physically confronted an Afghan police commander for raping a young…

Highest military court considers limits of religious liberty in uniform

By Michael Cochrane
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Religious Liberty | The military’s highest court, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF), heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case that could determine the future…

Nutrition at checkout

Nutrition at checkout

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | A new app incentivizes healthy eating

Are defense cuts jeopardizing military readiness?

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | After 15 years of combat, many of the U.S. military’s aging war machines are nearing the breaking point, with replacements either non-existent or taking a…

How to prevent another Flint

By Michael Cochrane
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Environment | Widespread lead poisoning from residential plumbing is not inevitable, one expert says

 
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