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DARPA Taps IBM To Develop Self Destructing Chips

02/05/2014, This might seem like something out of Mission Impossible, but DARPA seems to be committed to bringing this concept into life. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded a $3.5 million contract to IBM, just so that it can develop self...

Atlas Robot Breaks Ankle Upon Debut

10/17/2013, Most debuts would have been thought through and through so that nothing untoward happens, but sometimes, even the best preparations made cannot sniff out an impending disaster. I guess with the Atlas robot that we first mentioned about sometime in the...

DARPA Wants Cheap Mind Reading Headset Developed

10/14/2013, Sure, there are no mutants among us in the likes of the X-Men, so to find a telepath as powerful as Professor Xavier would be nigh impossible. However, this does not mean that technology cannot come in to assist us humans in our quest to be better than...

DARPA Hydra Project Is An Unmanned Vehicle Network

09/12/2013, The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is looking into developing a rather interesting new unmanned systems project which might usher in an age where undersea motherships could be capable of launching smaller submarines as well as flying...

DARPA Warrior Web Suit Project

08/28/2013, Soldiers are extremely tough people, but even then, they are more susceptible to load-related injuries whenever they are on the field compared to us ordinary folk simply for the fact that these brave men and women tend to walk across for long distances...

Lockheed Martin Building Drone Capable Of Transporting Cars

08/20/2013, Military drones may soon be able to do more than just carry weapons or aid spying missions. Last week at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International trade show, Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works division showed off design renderings of...

Pentagon Is Developing A Terminator Type Robot Called ATLAS

07/21/2013, The machines are rising! Pentagon is actually developing a robot that is bound to remind of you the Terminator robots, but their creation isn’t a mean kill machine as yet. Its called ATLAS, it has two arms, two legs and 28 hydraulically actuated...

RoboSimian Robot Might Help You Out Of Tight Spots

07/17/2013, Sometime later this year, the folks over at DARPA will be hosting the Robotics Challenge, an event where many people expect it to have a huge impact. At the Robotics Challenge, you can be sure that you will find large as well as expensive robots...

RoboBee The Flying Robot Insect

05/03/2013, The world of robotics has certainly advanced by leaps and bounds over the years, and it seems that the advancements made in this particular category is not going to stop anytime soon. Well, scientists over in the US have managed to come up with a robot...

3-Finger Robot Hand Picks Up 50-Pound Weight Like A Boss

05/03/2013, Robot hands seem to get more and more agile these days, and the future might eventually see a robot butler around your home that is not only capable of delivering your favorite drink to you on a tray, but also to wrestle with those pesky cans and bottles...

US Targets Small Ships As Drone Bases

03/04/2013, The US military has proven to be a premier worldwide fighting force, or at least that is what popular culture depicts, and here is another creative approach to warfare in the seven seas. They intend to make use of fleets of tiny ships which will perform...

DARPA Wants Self-Destructing Electronics

01/28/2013, I am quite sure that most of us out there have seen at least one episode of Mission Impossible where the message self-destructs after relating the mission to whoever is listening in to it. Well, the research arm of the Pentagon, DARPA, intend to work on...

DARPA Equips Jets With Lasers, Are Sharks Next?

01/24/2013, Forget about missiles fired from a fighter jet towards the enemy in a dogfight, and neither do you need to worry about bullets. DARPA, the research arm of the US military, is currently working on two systems, the High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense...