DARPA

Pentagon Develops Nano Suit Providing 100 Percent Protection From Deadly Chemical Attacks

DARPA has already laid out a 60-day plan for designing, testing and delivering the state-of-the-art suit which is expected to protect US soldiers against 11 different deadly agents.
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Harvard Medical School Launches Project To Transform The Treatment Of Pain

DARPA-funded project called STOP PAIN aimed at the design of safer, more effective pain treatments Research to focus on understanding the biology of pain as a way to transform clinical care, help stem the public health crisis fueled by...
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Can America's Jets Get Any Stealthier? Darpa Doesn't Think So

Michael Peck Technology, Americas What does the future hold? Key point: The designs that will eventually replace the F-22, F-35 and B-2 stealth aircraft—may not be any stealthier than their predecessors. Did the Pentagon just admit that stealth...
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Us Military Aims To Telepathically Control Drones In Four Years

DARPA, the main research and development arm of the U.S. Department of Defense, is funding researchers to develop wearable devices that would have military applications such as using the mind to control unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs, commonly...
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Darpa Seeks "militarized Microbes" So They Can Spread Genetically-modified Bacteria

DARPA Seeks "Militarized Microbes" So They Can Spread Genetically-Modified Bacteria Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, The Pentagon’s DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) wants to be able to spread genetically...
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Saturday Assorted Links

1. How much could Facebook raise through price discrimination? 2. Snoop Dogg employs a full-time blunt roller. 3. Father of Abhijit Banerjee. 4. Alan Viard’s survey of the issues behind wealth taxation. 5. A British DARPA. 6. New Christopher...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media, Snoop Dogg, Polls

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Rip F-35: Darpa Thinks The Future Of Air Warfare Might Not Be Stealth

Michael Peck Technology, Americas If stealth becomes obsolete, what takes its place? Key point: Physically and technologically it might not be possible to make planes any stealthier and the enemy is getting better at countering stealth as it...

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Meet Project Tern: Darpa's Crazy Plan To Make Every Ship An Aircraft Carrier

Zachary Keck Technology, Americas Using drones, of course. Key point: This potentially-brilliant idea would increase America's striking power without having to pay for more expensive full-size carriers. The U.S. Navy is seeking to transform every...
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The U.s. Military Has Plans To Build Better Swarm Drones

Military and Aerospace Electronics Technology, Americas Better, faster, stronger. Key point: DARPA has a plan to make drone swarms more autonomous and secure from hacking. ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. military researchers are asking industry to develop...
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Intel Wants To Use Ai To Reconnect Damaged Spinal Nerves

AI's use in medicine could soon extend to one of the medical world's toughest challenges: helping the paralyzed regain movement. Intel and Brown University have started work on a DARPA-backed Intelligent Spine Interface project that would...
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Intel, Brown University Collaborate On "intelligent Spine Technology"

With $6.3 million in DARPA funding, Intel, Brown and other partners will work on building the AI-driven hardware and software needed to treat spinal cord injuries.
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Grim Picture Of Futuristic Battlefield: Ai Will Decide Who Lives And Dies, Us Army Official Says

The US military is eyeing the use of rapidly developing AI capabilities in various spheres, in the nearest future. Namely, the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) opened a tender to develop artificial intelligence technology that could...
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Darpa Aims To Make Networks 100 Times Speedier With Fastnic

Having a slow connection is always frustrating, but just imagine how supercomputers feel. All those cores doing all kinds of processing at lightning speed, but in the end they’re all waiting on an outdated network interface to stay in sync....

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Robot Rin Tin Tin Can Rescue You From That Collapsed Mine Shaft

It might even hand you the fire extinguisher An autonomous dog-like robot designed to scamper down tunnels on search-and-rescue missions was put to the test in the most recent bout of US military boffins' DARPA Subterranean Challenge.…
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Identifying The Epigenetic Fingerprints Of Weapons Of Mass Destruction

With an unparalleled collection of rare biological samples and expertise in profiling RNA sequences, Duke University physicians and engineers are playing a vital role in a major U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) initiative to...
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Darpa Seeks Psychedelic Drugs That Don’t Cause Hallucinations

The government research agency DARPA has announced a new program called Focused Pharma that seeks drug innovations that offer the mental health benefits of psychedelics without the ‘significant side effects.’ The agency detailed its new...
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Darpa Is Sending Robots Underground To Teach Them To Save Lives

What does the ultimate search-and-rescue robot look like? And how would it cope in an underground disaster zone? That's what DARPA set out to discover in its Subterranean Challenge.
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This Is How The U.s. Military Would Locate The World's Stealthiest Enemy Submarines

Kris Osborn Security, Straight from DARPA. The Pentagon’s research arm is extending testing of its sub-hunting drone able to travel autonomously for up to 90 days using sensors and sonar technology to search for enemy submarines and other...
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The Mad Scientists At Darpa Want To Make Smart .50 Caliber Bullets That Can Be Guided

Kyle Mizokami Technology, Americas Amazing? Snipers, armed with ballistic data based on previous engagements, can often predict how a bullet will travel under local conditions. One of the most challenging roles in ground units is that of a...
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Pentagon Declares War On 'fake News', To Protect Us From "polarizing Viral Disinformation"

Authored by Paul Jospeh Watson via Summit News, The Pentagon has declared war on memes as DARPA launches a new program to fight “polarizing viral content” before it spreads. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking to create...
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