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WASHINGTON — Over the last decade, former Navy Secretary Richard J. Danzig, a prominent lawyer, presidential advisor and biowarfare consultant to the Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security, has urged the government to counter what he...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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 ......
The research institution that brought you the fax machine and GPS has come up with another potentially world-changing invention: a bottle coating so slick that every last bit of ketchup slides out quickly and easily. In what could be a disruptive...
TechnologyiRobot's Ava, an iPad controlled, Kinect-guided testbed for the potential of robots to do everyday chores....
TechnologyOstrich robot: Scientists at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition have created "FastRunner" a robot inspired by an ostrich....
L.A. Times Tech BlogAn experimental, arrowhead-shaped aircraft that could potentially reach blistering speeds of 13,000 mph above the Pacific Ocean is set to blast off Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base....
L.A. Times Tech BlogThe launch of an experimental aircraft capable of reaching 13,000 mph was scrubbed today due to bad weather at Vandenberg Air Force Base....
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