DARPA demonstrates naval sensor mast

DARPA has demonstrated an airborne sensor system that is towed by Navy warships.<p>The USS Zephyr, a Cyclone-class coastal patrol ship, evaluated a …


DARPA is Working on Enhancing Human Senses with Computers

Repairing and Enhancing<p>The U.S. Department of Defense is moving forward with its work on brain-computer interfaces (BCIs), with the Defense Advanced …

U.S. Department of Defense

DARPA looks for tech to wipe out botnets, cyberattacks

Cyber Defense<p>Botnets are the zombie apocalypse of the Digital Age. Hordes of computers are covertly hacked and hijacked by spies, criminals and …


Darpa To Protect Convoys From Drones

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In DARPA's Colosseum, the Combatants are RF Signals

DARPA's testbed replicates RF-spectrum chaos, taking test and algorithm evaluation beyond basic link testing.

The Latest in Brain Technology

We are now well on the way to being able to restore vision and hearing to people without those senses.<p>Like the development of the internet, this …


SpaceWorks Awarded 2 DARPA SBIR Phase 2 Awards

<b>ATLANTA, August 4, 2017 (SpaceWorks Enterprises PR) —</b> <b>SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc. (SEI</b>) announces the recent award of a Phase 2 Small Business …

Is China Getting Ready to Create Its Very Own DARPA?

Could this happen?China has created a high-tech military research agency modeled on an American organization, state-television revealed this …


DARPA Discovers "GPS-Like" UnderSea Drone Technology

The Pentagon’s research entity and BAE Systems are working together to develop a next-generation undersea drone communications technology to help …


Scientist-Warrior Geeks: Turning Knowledge Into Power

Sharon Weinberger, The Imagineers of War. The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World (Alfred A. Knopf, 2017) Since …

United States

DARPA invests $65 million in developing gene editing technologies

Just a few weeks after DARPA announced a major investment in developing brain-computer interface technology, the US government department has …


DARPA Launches Program That Could One Day Treat Vision & Hearing Loss

This DARPA-backed research has the potential to greatly advance scientists' understanding of vision, hearing, and speech.

U.S. Dept. of Defense

DARPA: A Single Small Drone Can Now Quickly Switch Mid-Air From ISR to Radar or EW Attack

The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency is engineering a multi-functional RF system for small drones able to converge previously disparate …


In Florida, nation's only lightning center closes after DARPA cuts funding (w/video)

University of Florida professor Martin Uman usually spends much of his summer at an old Army base about an hour northeast of Gainesville, shooting …

University of Florida

DARPA Calls for Post-Moore Ideas

DARPA kicked off its Electronics Resurgence Initiative, a set of research efforts for life after Moore's law.

Moore's Law

DARPA Awards $65M to Improve Gene-Editing Safety, Accuracy | GEN

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded a combined $65 million over four years to seven research teams toward projects …


DARPA wants to chat with 1 million neurons through brain-computer interface program

Through its Neural Engineering System Design program, DARPA is sponsoring research into a new generation of technologies that could better enable …

Medical Technology

DARPA Is Spending $65 Million to Meld Mind and Machine

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 Brain

The government wants to put ‘telepathy’ chips in our brains

The US government wants to implant tiny computers the size of a silver dollar into people’s brains so they can communicate telepathically.<p>These …

The Future

Defense Dept. hires 6 research orgs for cyborg project

The Defense Department's research arm DARPA announced this week the forthcoming contracts for its ambitious Neural Engineering System Design (NESD) …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

DARPA Trying to Launch Smallsat Experiment on an Indian Rocket

WASHINGTON — Citing delays with its original launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is trying to …


DARPA backs 6 brain-computer interface projects

With Elon Musk founding Neuralink and Facebook revealing its brain-computer interface research, 2017 is looking like it will be the year that …


DARPA Is Funding Brain-Computer Interfaces to Treat Blindness, Paralysis and Speech Disorders

These days, it seems you’re nobody if you’re not working on a way to merge machines with the human brain. Earlier this year, both Facebook and …

The Brain

Brain implants are the future, and the U.S. military wants in

The quest to create a real link between machines and human brains has potentially groundbreaking consequences.<p>If high-functioning implants can be …

The Brain

Intelligent machines are asked to explain how their minds work

Researchers at Parc, a laboratory with links to some of Silicon Valley’s biggest breakthroughs, have just taken on a particularly thorny challenge: …

Artificial Intelligence

DARPA is helping six groups create neural interfaces for our brains

Elon Musk isn't the only one looking to rummage around inside your skull. DARPA announced on Monday that it has selected its five grant recipients for the Neural Engineering System Design (NESD) program, which it began at the start of this year. Brown University, Columbia University, The Seeing and …


DARPA Wants Brain Implants That Record From 1 Million Neurons

In DARPA's new brain implant program, teams race to build functional prosthetics within four years Image: ParadromicsOne system will use implanted …

UC Berkeley

DARPA Is Funding Brain

These days, it seems you're nobody if you're not working on a way to merge machines with the human brain. Earlier this year, both Facebook and …

The Brain

USAF asks industry for air-launched hypersonic missile concepts

The US Air Force has started surveying the market for new hypersonic weapons that can be rapidly integrated and fielded on existing combat aircraft.


DARPA to push limits of CAD design with multimillion dollar research program

Siemens, the Georgia Institute of Technology, Michigan State University (MSU) and PARC have been chosen to work on DARPA's TRAansformative DESign …