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.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has been driven up a wall -- a vertical glass wall -- with new tech inspired by geckos (and probably Stan Lee).
An implantable brain chip currently in development could help wounded veterans recover memory function after traumatic brain injuries.
The bipedal Schaft robot, the top scorer in a DARPA competition last year for disaster-response scenarios, will compete in the finals, but now with funding just from Google.
The Pentagon's purveyor of far-out ideas wants a new breed of aircraft that's good at both hovering and high-speed cruising.
This mechanized hellspawn can run around beautifully, while new footage of a robot mule and humanoid show them devouring challenging terrain.
The U.S. military is giving big bucks to IBM, Xerox, and others to develop "Mission Impossible"-style tech that explodes or decomposes once it's served its purpose.
In preparation for the DARPA Robotics Challenge, a team at MIT has taken receipt of an Atlas robot, and filmed its unboxing for the world to see.
A university spinoff's disaster-aid robot claims top honors at a Pentagon-sponsored competition. Oh, and it's now part of Google's robot fleet.