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Military wants to implant tiny ‘Doctors’ in soldiers’ bodies

A U.S. Army Special Forces medical sergeant assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) observes a members of the Slovak Republic 5th Special Forces Regiment conduct first aid on a simulated casualty as part of a Partnership Development Program event at the Disease has stalked battlefields since the dawn of war and continues to plague even the ranks of the modern U.S. military. That’s why the Pengaton’s scientists want to implant tiny particles inside the bodies of soldiers that could diagnose or even treat illness from within.

The military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced its vision for implantable “nanosensors” on March 15. Such tiny sensors would be based on nanoparticles thousands of times smaller than the width of a human hair — a watchful swarm of molecules inside soldiers’ bodies that could monitor their health around the clock and keep them healthy on the most remote battlefields.

‘Stuxnet virus used on Iran was 1 of 5 cyberbombs’

Researchers say crippling computer virus unleashed on Iran in 2010 has at least four ‘cousins’

The Stuxnet virus that last year damaged Iran’s nuclear program was likely one of at least five cyber weapons developed on a single platform whose roots trace back to 2007, according to new research from Russian computer security firm Kaspersky Lab.

Security experts widely believe that the United States and Israel were behind Stuxnet, though the two nations have officially declined to comment

A Pentagon spokesman on Wednesday declined comment on Kaspersky’s research, which did not address who was behind Stuxnet.

A Pentagon spokesman on Wednesday declined comment on Kaspersky’s research, which did not address who was behind Stuxnet.