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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 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...

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...