It's got legs and it knows how to use them. A new experiment by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency outfits an unmanned helicopter with legs that can land on uneven surfaces.
As part of its ElectRx program, which seeks to heal by treating the body like the electrical system it is, the government agency has awarded grants to seven teams.
By building synthetic bacteria that can be taken in pill form, DARPA-funded researchers seek to keep our digestive systems in fighting form.
The two-day DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals event kicks off June 5. Here are the 24 robots competing in life-saving events for $2 million.
The EXACTO (short for Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordinance) program is tasked with developing a guided bullet for snipers in combat. DARPA just announced they're making progress, but we're a little freaked out by this futuristic firepower.
Ashley and Khail try to figure out how to make DARPA's new bullets less terrifying, explain how Yahoo Labs is working on bringing biometric scanners to low-cost smartphones, and take a look at the kitchen of the future.
A next-gen exoskeleton, now on sale, highlights how the latest robots are merging science fiction with reality.
Taking on a challenge from DARPA, Stanford scientists create scanning technology similar to the piece of Star Trek gear that's "the holy grail of detection devices."
Move over, Batmobile! DARPA is planning a sleek tech-filled vehicle that could give US troops a new edge.
We don't have X-wing fighters just yet, but we may soon have their laser weapons. DARPA is working on a system that's downright Lucasian.