DARPA

The pitch for a health DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is known for creative, high-tech research projects that often sound like science fiction. Now, a …

Health Care

DARPA: We need a new microchip technology to sustain advances in AI

Specialized Chips<p>For 50 years, a foundational principle behind the development of microprocessors in computer chips has been Moore’s Law. This law is …

Moore's Law

DARPA's autonomous system can fly and land a helicopter with just a tablet

Like a big drone with two rotors, a Sikorsky S-76 commercial helicopter successfully traveled and landed without a pilot actually touching the flight …

Aerospace

DARPA's new smart sensor is powered by the infrared it's designed to detect

Researchers at Northeastern University have developed a next generation smart sensor for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that …

Robotics

DARPA’s new sensor can work for years with almost no power

Infrared Activation<p>A team of researchers at Northeastern University have developed a new sensor powered by the very infrared energy it’s designed to …

Arduino

DARPA enlists bots to fight social engineering

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants a better way to automatically sniff out social engineering attacks.<p>MORE INFO<p>The only safe email …

Social Issues

Bill Gates Called This Group the Next DARPA

Any engineering fan is familiar with DARPA, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. But engineers and innovators looking to the future of …

Energy

DARPA asks industry for cyber defenses to prevent workers from divulging sensitive information

<b>ARLINGTON, Va. –</b> U.S. military researchers are asking for industry's help in developing cyber defenses against manipulative attacks that encourage …

Cybersecurity

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.

DARPA project aims to make modular computers out of ‘chiplets’

The Defense Department’s research arm has officially kicked off its effort to create a modular computing framework, with pieces pulled from a mix-‘n-match set of “chiplets.” Producing something this weird will take a village, the agency suggested — in fact, “an enormous village rife with …

Gear & Gadgets

The Secret History of Diplomats and Invisible Weapons

The alleged use of a “sound weapon” against U.S. Embassy officials in Cuba harks back to a Cold War medical mystery.<p>T<i>his month, the State Department</i></i> …

Scientific Research

DARPA starts counter-drone program

Three U.S. companies have been tapped by DARPA to develop technologies to counter small drone attacks on land and sea convoys.

U.S. Coast Guard

DARPA wants 'living sensors' for surveillance

The military's research arm wants to replace common sensor elements with marine plants and animals that provide data about their environment through …

Government Technology

Nine of the the Most Amazing DARPA Projects

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has always been at the forefront of technological advancements. Its goal: to invest in national …

Aerospace

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 …

War

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 …

Cybersecurity

Titusville-based Rocket Crafters gets DARPA grant

Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>CLOSE<p>Rocket Crafters is looking to use its patented 3D printed hybrid rockets to send small satellite to orbit, making space more …

Space

Darpa To Protect Convoys From Drones

REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required)<p>Register now for free access to "Darpa To Protect Convoys From Drones" and other premium content …

Drones

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 …

Health

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?

China has created a high-tech military research agency modeled on an American organization, state-television revealed this week.<p>According to the Hong …

China

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 …

Military

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 …

Science

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 …

Military

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.

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 …

Genetics

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 …

Fish