Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Cease Fire
by Frank Herbert

Very interesting short story that captures the frustration of the thinking man in a military machine. Herbert also explores the real issues that would need to be addressed if you wanted peace on earth.

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Life Detector Robot To Find Life On Distant Worlds
   Zoe, which was developed by Carnegie Mellon University, detects life by looking for natural fluorescence from cells that contain chlorophyll. The robot can also spray four special dyes on soil samples; they fluoresce only when they bind to one of fou

Urey Life Detector
   The ESA's ExoMars will carry this device to Mars to search for life.

LifeReader Senses The Enemy Through Walls
   Frank Herbert thought about the military applications for a 'life detector' fifty years ago; the real military is catching up.

Cougar20-H Robot Hears Your Breathing
   Just hold your breath to avoid detection.

NASA FINDER To The Rescue In Nepal
   'The antennae of the Life Detector atop the OP swept back and forth...'- Frank Herbert, 1958.

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Matrix Sentinel Ancestor, The Pipe Inspector Robot From Krakow
re: Wachowskis
(2/15/2017)

Auto-Focus Smart Glasses Have Liquid Lenses
re: Frank Herbert
(2/14/2017)

Robotic Physician Assistant Has Steady 'Hands'
re: Raymond Z. Gallun
(2/13/2017)

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