Threat of Hypersonic Missiles a New Class of Weapons

Hypersonic missiles — specifically hypersonic glide vehicles and hypersonic cruise missiles — are a new class of threat because they are capable both of maneuvering and of flying faster than 5,000 kilometers per hour. These features enable such missiles to Continue reading Threat of Hypersonic Missiles a New Class of Weapons

Arizona Most Popular State To Test Self-Driving Cars 2017

ARIZONA IS WELCOMING a new wave of settlers. No, not snowbirds escaping harsh northern winters. Techies, mostly from California—Silicon Valley, to be precise—coming to the desert to fulfill their quest to flood the roads with self-driving cars. Mobileye is the latest Continue reading Arizona Most Popular State To Test Self-Driving Cars 2017

Medical Injections That Don’t Hurt Are In Development 2017

From tiny, dissolving needles to high-powered liquid streams and nasal sprays, scientists are developing alternatives to typical vaccinations.   The microneedle patches developed at Georgia Institute of Technology’s Laboratory for Drug Delivery each contain an array of needles less than Continue reading Medical Injections That Don’t Hurt Are In Development 2017

Northern Canada Gets Cheaper Goods With Amazon Prime than State-Subsidized Stores

In the U.S., Amazon Prime is just another convenience of modern life. But for many residents of Nunavut, Canada’s northernmost territory, it’s a lifesaver. Nunavut is roughly the size of Western Europe, yet it has a population of only 37,462. Iqaluit, Continue reading Northern Canada Gets Cheaper Goods With Amazon Prime than State-Subsidized Stores

Labor Unions Fighting Job Stealing Goats: Automation Is Not The Only Threat

A major union is rallying its supporters to battle the latest job-stealing enemy: goats. The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and the University of Michigan have had a well-established working relationship with each other for years. Continue reading Labor Unions Fighting Job Stealing Goats: Automation Is Not The Only Threat