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Weapons and warfare

Early research suggests virus can protect rodents without negative side effects.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

image shows asteroid entering atmosphere above Earth, surrounded by smoke and fire

While plenty of apocalypses occur in science fiction, the risks could be shown more realistically, experts argue.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

The fate of battleship remains may rest in the hands of countries that don't own the ships.

Joshua Learn, Contributor

Once the tricky political agreements have been reached, how do nations take apart their nuclear weapons?

Benjamin Plackett, Contributor

Scientists find the signatures of war on the edge of space.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Researchers discover that enzymes can be used to ward off the effects of damaging nerve agents.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

Scientists use oceanography technology to find the wrecks of World War II aircraft.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

When science and technology fail and only courage can win a battle.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Advances in GPS and remote detection of hidden military sites shift the strategic landscape.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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