Clay Dillow writes about science, technology and business for publications including CNBC.com, Fortune and Popular Science.
As the Arctic ice retreats, governments are racing in to tap the region's vast resources in an effort to become the next polar power.
With sanctions and rhetoric, Trump may be pushing North Korea and Iran closer together, heightening the prospect of a nuclear crisis.
VCs, angel and private-equity investors are funding commercial space start-ups that are well positioned in the emerging industry.
Elon Musk plans to send a robotic mission to Mars by 2024, way ahead of NASA's timetable. A public/private partnership may be in the offing.
The US Air Force is contracting with start-ups to get a leading edge on A.I. and nano satellite technology in case of a space conflict.
The $7 billion marijuana industry has a lot to hash out with the IRS on Tax Day: Cannabis start-ups need to pay Uncle Sam in cash.
A dispute over the Senkaku islands has China and Japan escalating military activity in the region. This could be a trigger point for war.
China's government is looking to its burgeoning space sector to rival US companies, like Elon Musk's Space X, to boost prestige.
China is threatening retaliation over the THAAD missile system deployed at the Osan Air Base in South Korea.
President Trump pledges to increase military spending as arms sales boom globally. What does this mean for U.S defense companies?