DARPA releases video of HTV-2 hypersonic glider flight
An unmanned glider streaks over the Pacific Ocean at 20 times the speed of sound in a video released Thursday by a U.S. defense research agency experimenting with technology that could give the military the ...
IBM pursues chips that behave like brains
Computers, like humans, can learn. But when Google tries to fill in your search box based only on a few keystrokes, or your iPhone predicts words as you type a text message, it's only a narrow mimicry of what ...
US looks for answers after hypersonic plane fails
Pentagon scientists on Friday acknowledged they were puzzled by the failed flight test of an experimental hypersonic plane and said they were trying to understand what went wrong. ...
Pentagon looks to social media as new battlefield
The Pentagon is asking scientists to figure out how to detect and counter propaganda on social media networks in the aftermath of Arab uprisings driven by Twitter and Facebook.
DARPA advances video analysis tools
A massive amount of data from video sensors is collected in theater, and there arent enough analysts or time available to review. Reducing the amount of data or the number of sensors isnt the answer, and there ...
Pentagon dreams of Star Trek interstellar travel
The Defense Department first proposed Star Wars. Now it wants Star Trek.
DARPA wants your ideas for a 100-year starship
The idea for a 100-year starship has been tossed around recently, and now DARPA the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has put out a Request for Information (RFI) looking for ideas about how a long-term ...
iRobot planning an Android-based robot
DARPA issues BAA for advanced robotic translator
Experimental Scramjet aircraft set for test flight
The X-51A Waverider hypersonic scramjet project is set for its second test flight today, and the U.S. Air Force hopes it will demonstrate technology that can eventually be used for more efficient transport ...
New generation of prosthetic gets closer to the real limb
A UT Arlington bioengineer has built a neural interface that he thinks will lead to a better prosthetic arm that will allow more movement and eventually sensation for military veterans who desperately need them.
UH researchers helping Pentagon build mind-controlled prosthetics
University of Houston researchers are helping the Pentagon build reliable mind-controlled prosthetic devices that military and civilian amputees can use the rest of their lives.
DARPA grant to fund research into magnetic logic
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded a team of researchers led by Wolfgang Porod, Freimann Professor of Electrical Engineering and director of the University of Notre Dames ...
Researcher's Robots Learn From Environment, Not Programming
(PhysOrg.com) -- Ian Fasel, a UA assistant research professor, recently received two grants to fund research and design projects toward creating highly intelligent robots.