Evacuations ordered as a powerful storm heads for California's wildfire burn scars, raising risk of mudslides – this is what cascading climate disasters look likeabout 1 hour ago
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DLA Tests of 3D Scanner Show Potential Benefits > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby John Dwyer III, DLA Troop Support Public Affairs, 2 days ago
Defense Logistics Agency scientists are exploring 3D imaging as an early investment toward 3D printing with potential benefits across the agency.
Selfish genetic elements (aka "junk DNA") were once thought to be parasites of the genome. New research shows they may trigger the death of cancer cells.
NATO Leaders Stress Unity at Conclusion of Defense Ministerial > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby Jim Garamone, 2 days ago
Both Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stressed alliance unity at the end of the defense ministerial meeting in Brussels.
Social studies education in the US has changed over the last 20-30 years. Why is it so polarizing, and where should schools go from here?
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke to reporters at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels.
Trump wants the National Archives to keep his papers away from investigators – post-Watergate laws and executive orders may not let him2 days ago
Parents were fine with sweeping school vaccination mandates five decades ago – but COVID-19 may be a different story2 days ago
The Global Science Journalism Report shines a light on the working practices of journalists around the globe.
Global Science Journalism Report 2021 aims to investigate the working conditions and practices, professional ethos and future expectations of science journalists around the globe.
Financing pledges for climate change mitigation and adaptation must be forthcoming at COP26, urge climate leaders.
NATO Ministers Bolster Alliance Deterrence, Defense > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby Jim Garamone, 3 days ago
NATO defense ministers approved a plan that will make the alliance more responsive to the complex and changing security environment, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
Investments in Technology Crucial to Staying Ahead, Innovation Unit Director Says > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby David Vergun, 3 days ago
An effective national technology strategy requires investments in critical and emerging technologies, the director of the Defense Innovation Unit said.
The horse bit and bridle kicked off ancient empires – a new giant dataset tracks the societal factors that drove military technology3 days ago
A new U.S. EPA program will limit the United States' use of hydrofluorocarbons, dangerous greenhouse gases. Learn more about them here.
The United States is partnering with numerous countries to disrupt ransomware incidents, which threaten infrastructure and the economy.
DOD's PFAS Public Outreach Focuses on Cleanup Progress, PFAS-Free Firefighting Solutions, Officials Say > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby David Vergun, 3 days ago
The Defense Department held its second virtual PFAS public engagement recently. Attendees were primarily from communities around military installations where PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, have been identified in groundwater.
Extreme rain heads for California's burn scars, raising the risk of mudslides – this is what cascading climate disasters look like3 days ago
"This could allow you to actually feel textures, buttons, slides, and knobs on the screen.... you could feel the texture of fabrics and other products..."
Researchers propose five ethical guidelines for research on ancient DNA. There is genome-wide data available for more than 6,000 ancient humans.
DOD Analysis Highlights Geostrategic Risks of Climate Change > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR STRATEGY, PLANS AND CAPABILITIES, 3 days ago
The Defense Department released an unclassified version of the Defense Climate Risk Analysis report, which provides a starting point for a shared understanding of the strategic and mission risks of climate change and lays out a path forward.
DOD Begins Fielding 5G Communications to California First Responders > U.S. Department of Defense > Defense Department Newsby David Vergun, 3 days ago
The Defense Innovation Unit announced a year-long prototyping project involving a private wireless 5G communications network for first responders in California, including the California National Guard.
A new study in older adults shows people who slept too much or too little experienced greater cognitive decline than those who slept a moderate amount.
Animals munching on plants around watering holes in Kenya can leave a lot of bare ground. But there's more nuance to which plants survive and which don't.