Military robots are nothing new—whether in reality or pop culture nightmare scenarios. But the Bagdhad Post reports that a new bot could be the first to fire its weapon on Iraqi soil. It’s called alrobot—Arabic for “robot”—and it’s a deadly machine. Read More >
In Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, author Mary Roach brings her keen eye for detail and sharp wit to bear on the dead-serious science of keeping soldiers intact and sane in the extreme conditions of war.