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Bullet Changes Direction In Mid-Air

12/18/2014, Truth can be stranger than fiction at times, but there are moments when fiction does inspire some amazing technological advancements in the real world. For those who have watched “Wanted” that starred Angelina Jolie a few years back, you would have...

Man Controls Two Bionic Arms With The Power Of Thought

12/18/2014, It was just yesterday that we talked about a mind-controlled bionic hand, and here we are with double the technology. This is also a DARPA-funded robotic limb which can be controlled through the power of thoughts alone, although we would be dealing with...

DARPA Wants To Make A Flying Aircraft Carrier

11/11/2014, DARPA or the Defense Advanced Research Products Agency, otherwise known as the folks with all the futuristic weapons, are now tinkering with an idea that you might already be familiar with if you have seen the Avengers movie. The agency has put out a...

Soft Exosuit Could Augment Footsoldiers’ Agility

10/30/2014, It looks like the U.S. military has expressed a rather strong interest when it comes to the development of powered exoskeletons. Such powered exoskeletons might just come in handy one of these days, you can never tell, as they assist soldiers in being a...

DARPA Tests Out Planes Mounted With Laser Turret

09/15/2014, DARPA certainly has a venerable number of devices and machines up their sleeves to ensure that their military will have an edge over the enemy on the battlefield. One of their more recent forays? To attach a prototype laser turret onto a test aircraft....

Ground X-Vehicle Could Avoid Incoming Missiles

09/14/2014, I am quite sure that we have seen many science fiction movies where the odds are stacked against the protagonist who is the only hope of saving the entire world from extinction against an invading alien race. Somehow, as everyone else around the hero dies...

Soft Exosuit Gains $3 Million Funding From DARPA

09/11/2014, Wyss Institute has managed to snag a cool $3 million funding from the folks over at DARPA in order to develop their unique Soft Exosuit even further. Just what is the Soft Exosuit all about? Well, this is basically a biologically inspired smart suit which...

Implants That Helps With Self-Healing Factor

08/29/2014, The X-Men is a hugely successful comic book franchise, and one of the beloved characters would be Wolverine. Sporting a nigh indestructible adamantium skeleton and a healing factor that is the envy of many, will we humans ever be able to obtain such a...

Footage Of EXACTO Shows Off Homing Smart Bullets

07/13/2014, There are some people out there in the world today who have incredible aim and accuracy when firing a gun, arrow, throwing a ball into a basket, shooting darts, and so on. Alternatively there are those who are horrible shots, but thanks to technology,...

DARPA Brain Chips Can Implant Or Remove Memories

06/20/2014, Just when you thought that intelligence agencies have got all of that brainwashing and mind control techniques down pat, along comes the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and their effort in developing new brain chips which will supposedly...

DARPA Z-Man Program Turns You Into A Human Gecko

06/16/2014, Have you watched the latest installment of Spiderman on the silver screen? Well, there really isn’t anything not to like about this Spiderman, and I am quite sure that some of us have thought of gaining some sort of superpowers from time to time....

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...