David Axe Security, New tech is coming. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency — DARPA, the Pentagon’s fringe-science organization — has begun work on a small drone that extend the range of an AIM-120 air-to-air missile. The “Flying Missile Rail” could help U.S. Show More Summary
NASA has announced the latest beneficiaries of its Small Business Technology Transfer program, which solicits and funds small-scale research projects outside the agency but relevant to its interests. 19 projects in a variety of fields are being awarded a total of $14.3 million. Read More
Zachary Keck Security, Asia Will this work? The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), America’s resident defense technology agency, is exploring new ways to track and defeat submarines. This week BAE Systems announced that DARPA awarded it the first phase of its Mobile Offboard Clandestine Communications and Approach (MOCCA) program. Show More Summary
The U.S. defense agency that specializes in “out-there” science and technology endeavors is on a quest to bridge the gap between brain and computer. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently awarded $65 million to...Show More Summary
(University of Southern California) The USC Viterbi School of Engineering and Georgia Tech have been selected to receive Department of Defense Research Projects Agency (DARPA) funding under the Hierarchal Identify Verify Exploit (HIVE) program. Show More Summary
(Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering) The Wyss Center in Geneva is set to work with Brown University on a US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) program to develop a high-resolution, implantable neural interface network for new medical therapies.
In 1963, DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), presented MIT with $2 million for Project MAC. The funding included a requirement MIT develop technology allowing for a “computer to be used by two or more people, simultaneously.”...Show More Summary
(Oregon State University) Eight computer science professors in Oregon State University's College of Engineering have received a $6.5 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to make artificial-intelligence-based systems like autonomous vehicles and robots more trustworthy.
Dave Majumdar Security, The idea behind Phantom Express is that as a reusable spaceplane, it could be turned around and launched back into space quickly. Earlier this month, Boeing and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced that they hope to build a new space plane to quickly carry satellites and other payloads into orbit. Show More Summary
The new design will give the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency the ability to launch within days. The new Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) is called Phantom Express.
(University of Texas at Dallas) Researchers at the Texas Biomedical Device Center (TxBDC) at The University of Texas at Dallas have been awarded a contract worth up to $5.8 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to investigate a novel approach to accelerate the learning of foreign languages.
The Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Project Agency recently reached out to BAE systems to develop a workaround for a potential cyberattack on the US that would likely be the precursor to serious acts of actual warfare, Defense Systems...Show More Summary
DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is tasked with exploring some far out science and technology projects to benefit the United States. Since its inception in 1958, it's been credited with a number of inventions you probably use every day, but it also has worked on some weird stuff that never really came to fruition. Show More Summary
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is banking that the computers of the future won't rely on traditional silicon chip architecture, but will instead harness fundamental properties of molecules.
The government agency offers the best and worst of science. Imagineers of War is a history of the Defense Advanced Research and Projects Agency, or DARPA, the obscure government enterprise that (to oversimplify only slightly) gave us...Show More Summary
A new project between the University's Centre for Applied Autism Research, the charity Research Autism and the cybercrime unit of the National Crime Agency (NCA) - launched today (Monday 3 April) - will examine the links between cybercrime and autistic-like personality traits.
Americas The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected Dynetics and General Atomics to move forward to the second phase of the Gremlins research project. The Gremlins program is an attempt to build a low-cost unmanned aerial vehicle that could be launched and later retrieved in mid-air. Phase 2 of the project will see […]
How did a Massachusetts woman end up with two electrodes implanted into her brain? Why is the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency developing a controversial, cutting-edge brain chip technology that could one day treat everything from major depressive disorder to hand cramps? How did we get to deep brain stimulation and where do we go from here? More »
How did a Massachusetts woman end up with a four electrodes implanted into her brain? Why is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency developing a controversial, cutting-edge brain chip technology that could one day treat everything from major depressive disorder to hand cramps? How did we get to deep brain… Read more...
Would-be terrorists may have a harder time using a disastrous weapon on Washington D.C. now that DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) has tricked out some of the District’s EMS vehicles. The agency announced this week that for the past few months it’s been using 73 radiation and nuclear detectors in the… Read more...