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Txting tested for battlefield comms

Radios, gunfire, explosions, and live voices all combine during combat to create extreme auditory overload for military personnel, but defense researchers think they may have a solution – the humble text message. The use of text messages to improve command and control operations was explored recently by a team of researchers at Defence Research and […]

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Biodiverse regions are hotspots for war

A new study in the journal Conservation Biology shows that more than 80 percent of the world’s major armed conflicts from 1950-2000 occurred in regions identified as the most biologically diverse and threatened places on Earth. The study compared major conflict zones with the Earth’s 34 biodiversity hotspots identified by Conservation International (CI). The hotspots […]

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