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DARPA Ready To Launch Submarine Hunting Drone

02/12/2016, It has been a wee bit more than three years since we talked about how DARPA has a robotic ship that will hunt down silent submarines, and it seems that such a dream is now a reality as DARPA prepares to roll out its latest 132-foot submarine-hunting drone...

DARPA Building Drones That Can Take Off From Smaller Ships

12/30/2015, We’re sure many of you guys have seen photos and movies of planes taking off from ships. These ships are called carriers and they are huge, obviously since it would need to be able to fit several planes as well as accommodate a runway. However the...

DARPA Will Fund Your Robot If It’s Good Enough

11/19/2015, Many of us dream of building robots that do cool things when we’re young but not all of us follow through. We all have different reasons for not pursuing what once seemed like pretty awesome dreams, and if you still happen to hold on to some of...

Mechanical Prosthetic Hand Lets Its Wearer “Feel”

09/14/2015, Sometimes prosthetics are used for aesthetics reasons. Sometimes they’re also functional as it allows its wearer to walk or to hold object, but unfortunately for the most part, they don’t actually allow the wearer to feel like they would with an...

DARPA Reveals New Landing Gear For Choppers

09/14/2015, Science is a wonderful field to study and work with, especially since you get to push the boundaries of what is at the moment and take a closer look into the future. It seems that helicopters of the future will be able to gain an advantage thanks to...

DARPA Thinks That Playing Video Games Can Identify Software Flaws

05/29/2015, If there is a reason developers launch betas of their software is so that users can use the software they normally would, and in the process hopefully come across some bugs or holes that the developers themselves might have missed during testing. After...

DARPA Looks To Mechanize Human Brains

04/28/2015, The amalgamation of man and machine – isn’t this the utopian life, where one will be able to have that emotional connection, and yet make all the logical choices, not to mention not having to go through degenerative brain diseases that would...

DARPA’s Guided Bullet Proves It Can Hit Moving Targets

04/27/2015, DARPA has been working on guided bullets for a while now and in the latest footage released, it shows that their EXACTO bullet will be able to hit moving targets. Basically the idea of guided bullets is to help increase accuracy, especially in conditions...

DARPA Looking To Create Update-Free Software That Could Last Years

04/13/2015, Software is updated from time to time to address bugs, fix security holes, add new features, improve upon performance, and optimized for new hardware. These updates usually require the user to download and install them which honestly isn’t that big of a...

Darpa Working On A Dark Web Search Engine

02/11/2015, Many of us spend countless hours on the internet every single day without even realizing that we’re barely scratching the surface. There’s a whole other world on the internet, often referred to as the dark web, where all sorts of shady stuff...

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...