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2014-09-10 23:07:32

New Staffing Firm to Focus on Non-IT Companies and Candidates Millersville, Maryland (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Trevor Simm, president and founder of the Maryland-based IT and technical staffing company, OpalStaff, today announced the launch of a new staffing company, Talos Solutions. Like OpalStaff, Talos Solutions will serve companies from a variety of industries, including aircraft/aerospace, scientific, biotechnology and healthcare, government and defense, construction, manufacturing...

Soldiers Replaced By Robots
2014-01-22 15:23:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Army is considering cutting down a brigade by 25 percent and replacing those soldiers with robots. General Robert Cone, head of the US Army's Training and Doctrine Command, spoke at the Army Aviation Symposium last week about how the Army is considering cutting the size of a brigade from 4,000 to 3,000 solders. Part of this cut is due to financial restraints, but it is also an attempt to move into a new age in which robots help...

US Army Developing Special Ops 'Iron Man' Suit
2013-10-11 06:00:20

[ Watch the Video: Exoskeletons For Soldiers ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Army is planning to develop a revolutionary type of smart body armor to give its soldiers Iron-Man style capabilities on the battlefield. The idea to create a Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, or TALOS, originated as a request from US Special Operations Command, who wanted an advanced infantry uniform that provides “superhuman strength” with greater ballistic...

Image 1 - New Raptor Species Announced
2011-09-20 11:01:42

  A graduate student from Montana State University is part of a team of researchers that revealed a new species of raptorial dinosaur to the public on Monday, the first definitive troodontid theropod discovered from the Late Cretaceous Period of North America in more than 75 years. MSU doctoral student Mike Knell, MSU paleontologist David Varricchio, three colleagues, and lead researcher Lindsay Zanno, from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and the Field Museum of Natural...


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