MUMBAI (Reuters) - Researchers and journalists who have identified loopholes in India's massive national identity card project have said they have been slapped with criminal cases or harassed by government agencies because of their work.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has signed a five-year cooperative agreement worth up to $28 million with Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) to develop methods for preventing the global spread of viruses like chikungunya and Zika.
HMC Ret sends a link about their new “Sea Hunter”, a sailor-free ship, Medium Displacement Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MDUSV). It was just turned over to the Navy from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Currently, it has no weapons, but it is designed to eventually hunt foreign submarines. Although there’s no specific timetable for when […]
(University of Akron) Ocius Technologies LLC and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Akron announce the receipt of a $1.5 million Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II award in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University (CWRU).
In 2013, the European Space Agency and Roscosmos—the Russian governmental body responsible for space research—agreed to cooperate on ExoMars, the first joint interplanetary mission between ESA and Russia. This project now involves scientists...Show More Summary
Kris Osborn Security, Coming soon to a war near you? The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency plans to demonstrate an ability to launch and recover small drones from an Air Force C-130 aircraft as part of its continued development...Show More Summary
A British government-backed research project that coordinates data from tide gauges around the world has hit back at climate science deniers who wrongly accused their scientists of faking findings. The Permanent Service for Mean SeaShow More Summary
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as DARPA, loves a good contest. Whether it’s an effort to design wild new robots or to more fully evolve cyber-security, the U.S. Department of Defense's official mad science...Show More Summary
A British government-backed research project that co-ordinates data from tide gauges around the world has hit back at climate science deniers who wrongly accused their scientists of faking findings. The Permanent Service for Mean Sea...Show More Summary
From the seas to mountain peaks, humans have colonized almost every inch of Earth's surface. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced its latest challenge, called the Subterranean or "SubT" Challenge. The global...Show More Summary
(University of Michigan) By turning computer circuits into unsolvable puzzles, a University of Michigan team aims to create an unhackable computer with a new $3.6 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Learn how the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has spurred significant advances in the promising field of synthetic biology. Google, Venture Capital, and BioPharma Biotech is a different world from Silicon Valley’s tech scene, and one with its own ways and traditions. Show More Summary
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