The Pentagon's purveyor of far-out ideas wants a new breed of aircraft that's good at both hovering and high-speed cruising.
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 Defense Department agency is soliciting input on a wireless communications backbone that would provide high-speed streaming for air-to-ground and ground-to-ground links over long distances.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is crowdsourcing its software testing with a series of online games aimed at seeking out bugs and vulnerabilities.
In a bid to improve the mental health of soldiers and veterans, DARPA has launched a $70 million project to create an implant that tracks neuron activity and provides quantifiable brain data.
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.
Atlas looks like the prototype for a future robot infantryman, and it can tackle rough terrain and carry human tools. Can you say "Skynet"?
The new XS-1 program wants designs for satellite-toting flying machines that are fast (hypersonic, even), cheap, and reusable -- on a one-day turnaround, no less.
This injectable foam expands in the body to compress internal wounds. Animal tests have shown it reduces blood loss six-fold.
This rover could patrol your yard, coaxing ticks onto fabric laced with insecticide. Early tests have shown it's very effective.