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The Military Is Altering the Limits of Human Performance

Breakthroughs in biometric science mean future troops will fight with weapons that understand them—inside and out.<p>Imagine a group of volunteers, their chests rigged with biophysical sensors, preparing for a mission in a military office building outfitted with cameras and microphones to capture …

Military

Gastric bypass surgery in a pill startup Allurion gets $27 million as it pursues FDA approval

Allurion, a Boston-based startup offering a non-invasive gastric balloon by swallowing a pill, has gained $27 million in Series C funding from previous investor Romulus Capital, with new participation from Cogepa Investments and IDO Investments, an innovation firm based in Oman.<p>There are a lot of …

Pushing the frontiers of human exploration, on Earth and beyond

Changing Planet<p><i>Should we be going to the moon, Mars and other places beyond Earth when we are not able to properly explore and take care of our home planet? Is the huge amount of money being spent on extraterrestrial exploration the best investment we can make when we still haven’t seen, let alone</i> …

Chris Hadfield

The winner of this astronaut training game could be going to space for real

The final frontier has never been closer for the average earthling as technology brings us closer to space with every passing year. We can see robot selfies from Mars, float around in space through VR and space tourism seems to be just around the corner.<p>But why settle for that when you can get a …

Space Exploration

One of NASA's Directors on Getting Into Such a Unique Career Path

On the newest episode of our podcast <i>Fortune Unfiltered</i> we feature Phil McAlister, the Director of Commercial Spaceflight Development at NASA. He …