The US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to bioengineer plants so that the military can turn foliage into spies. More »
(HRL Laboratories) HRL Laboratories, LLC, has received an award to participate in project AMEBA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) initiative to develop low-frequency radio transmission antennas that are vastly more...Show More Summary
(University of Southern California) USC's Information Sciences Institute will lead a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) initiative among universities to develop large-scale simulations of online behavior in complex social networks. Show More Summary
The Longevity International project of the Aging Analytics Agency arises from the Biogerontology Research Foundation / Deep Knowledge Ventures portion of our growing community. The various companies and non-profit initiatives associated...Show More Summary
Former Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency head Dr. Regina Dugan has mysteriously resigned from her role as the head of Facebook Inc.’s hardware lab “Building 8” after only 18 months “to focus on building and leading a new endeavor.” Dugan, who along with leading DARPA, the U.S. Show More Summary
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Research-funding agencies that require scientists to declare at the proposal stage how their projects will be "transformative" may actually be hindering discovery, according to a study by Oregon State University ecologists. The...Show More Summary
(Oregon State University) Research-funding agencies that require scientists to declare at the proposal stage how their projects will be 'transformative' may actually be hindering discovery.
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