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2014-07-10 05:23:08

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just over a year ago I reported on the announcement of the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative, the scientific cousin to the wildly successful Human Genome Project. In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama announced the new study saying, “Every dollar we invested to map the human genome returned $140 to our economy – every dollar. Today our scientists are mapping the...

2014-07-09 00:20:20

Funding announced today from the Defense agency will go to research teams at the University of Pennsylvania and UCLA to support the development of the Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) applauded today's announcement by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that they have launched their Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program. The program will be led by teams at the University of...

2014-07-07 08:20:47

RESTON, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An autonomous unmanned vessel designed to track quiet diesel-electric submarines spanning miles of ocean depths for months at a time with minimal human input is now under construction and is expected to set sail for testing in 2015. Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, has begun construction on ACTUV (Autonomous Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel) under a Defense Advanced Research Project Agency...

Researchers Demonstrate Autonomous Vehicle They Developed
2014-06-25 03:13:33

National Science Foundation Carnegie Mellon researchers bring NSF-funded autonomous vehicle to D.C. to show promise of driverless cars In the coming decades, we will likely commute to work and explore the countryside in autonomous, or driverless, cars capable of communicating with the roads they are traveling on. A convergence of technological innovations in embedded sensors, computer vision, artificial intelligence, control and automation, and computer processing power is making this...

2014-06-23 12:23:50

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Redox Power Systems LLC, the University of Maryland, Microsoft Corporation and Trans-Tech Inc. (a subsidiary of Skyworks Solutions Inc.) are teaming to develop transformational fuel cells through a $5 million cooperative agreement funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) Reliable Electricity Based on ELectrochemical Systems (REBELS) program, company and university officials jointly announce today. The goal...

2014-06-17 12:21:08

Event will focus on current trends within the defense industry and the future of technology and innovation MIDDLETOWN, R.I., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressional, Pentagon, and defense industry leaders will gather in Newport, Rhode Island this September for a major event focusing on the future of innovation and technology in the defense arena. Hosted by the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA), the event will be one of the first of its kind in the...

2014-06-05 08:21:42

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center to develop a miniaturized navigation grade inertial system for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO DARPA's Chip-Scale Combinatorial Atomic Navigator (C-SCAN) program aims to integrate...

2014-06-04 16:21:03

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFCEA DC, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association of Washington, D.C., will host its 4th Annual Emerging Technologies Summit on June 13th at the Capital Hilton in downtown DC. This year's theme is: "Operationalizing Innovation in the Mil-Gov Marketplace: The Roadmap from Lab to Implementation." http://www.afceadc.org/emergingtech The conference provides for cross-agency dialogue in an ethical public forum between...

2014-05-27 08:28:09

-- Brings Total Funding to $40.2 Million -- SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twist Bioscience today announced that it raised $26 million in a Series B financing to commercialize the company's semiconductor-based synthetic gene manufacturing process. Nick and Joby Pritzker, through their family's firm Tao Invest, led the round, with participation from ARCH Venture Partners, Paladin Capital Group, Yuri Milner and additional strategic corporate and venture investors. All...

2014-05-20 20:20:28

MOIRE flight-like large aperture telescope components complete environmental tests to increase technology readiness level BOULDER, Colo., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has completed thermal vacuum environmental tests on critical components for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Membrane Optic Imager Real-Time Exploitation (MOIRE) telescope. Two sections of the primary mirror composite back structure and the structure...


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