Chicago’s Abu Ghraib: A police Lt. supervised the torture of more than 100 men with electric shocks, suffocation, and mock executions. One of his victims spent over 20 years in prison based on a "confession" obtained after he was subjected to repeated e
One of the world's top special effects houses is teaming up with one of the world's biggest defense contractors to create a fully immersive virtual reality training world for SWAT teams and other law enforcement types. Motion Reality and Raytheon's newly released civilian VIRTSIM system is a 360 degree, physically...
Our ability to "upgrade" the bodies of soldiers through drugs, implants, and exoskeletons may be outstripping the ethical norms of war as we've understood them. If we can engineer a soldier who can resist torture, would it still be wrong to torture this person with the usual methods? Starvation and...
Bloomberg is reporting on a 14-year-old student in Colorado who found herself presenting data to the Heart Rhythm Society meeting in Denver this week. Gianna Chien's study of the effects of an iPad 2 on implanted cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) is making some waves among the medical community because it appears to demonstrate...
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