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Feb

Cuttlefish inspire new military camouflageThe mollusks’ skin contains special light-reflecting cells that can quickly adapt to blend in to any environment.

Cuttlefish inspire new military camouflage
The mollusks’ skin contains special light-reflecting cells that can quickly adapt to blend in to any environment.

25

Oct

Mystery behind Alabama radar blob explainedA weather event that looked like a thunderstorm was actually caused by a military test.

Mystery behind Alabama radar blob explained
A weather event that looked like a thunderstorm was actually caused by a military test.

23

Aug

Grab a box of tissues before you watch these delighted dogs welcome their soldiers home.

Grab a box of tissues before you watch these delighted dogs welcome their soldiers home.

15

Aug

American military, wildlife learning to coexistThe U.S. military is trying to make peace with an array of endangered animals, from birds and turtles on Army bases to whales and seals in Navy sonar range.

American military, wildlife learning to coexist
The U.S. military is trying to make peace with an array of endangered animals, from birds and turtles on Army bases to whales and seals in Navy sonar range.

14

Aug

10 tear-jerking reunions between soldiers and their dogsGrab a box of tissues before you watch these delighted dogs welcome their soldiers home.

10 tear-jerking reunions between soldiers and their dogs
Grab a box of tissues before you watch these delighted dogs welcome their soldiers home.

23

Jul

U.S. Navy drops four ‘bombs’ on Great Barrier ReefThe potential damage to the important biodiversity site is not yet known.

U.S. Navy drops four ‘bombs’ on Great Barrier Reef
The potential damage to the important biodiversity site is not yet known.

16

Jul

Global warming, global unrest: U.S. military prepares for threatsMarlene Cimons of Climate Nexus highlights how disasters fueled by a warming climate have national security experts and climate change advocates concerned.

Global warming, global unrest: U.S. military prepares for threats
Marlene Cimons of Climate Nexus highlights how disasters fueled by a warming climate have national security experts and climate change advocates concerned.

21

May

Dolphins: Unexpected treasure hunters
The U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program combines technology and biology to train bottlenose dolphins to find sea mines, enemy divers and even artifacts.

Dolphins: Unexpected treasure hunters

The U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program combines technology and biology to train bottlenose dolphins to find sea mines, enemy divers and even artifacts.

12

Apr

Military limits use of live animals in combat medic training
Goats, pigs and other animals die annually in training exercises. The military says the training saves lives, but activists argue that simulators are more effective.

Military limits use of live animals in combat medic training

Goats, pigs and other animals die annually in training exercises. The military says the training saves lives, but activists argue that simulators are more effective.

29

Mar

U.S. solider and stray cat save each other in Afghanistan
Koshka the cat saved Staff Sgt. Jesse Knott’s life while he was serving in the war-torn country. The soldier knew he had to return the favor.

U.S. solider and stray cat save each other in Afghanistan

Koshka the cat saved Staff Sgt. Jesse Knott’s life while he was serving in the war-torn country. The soldier knew he had to return the favor.