Accelerated learning from low current brain stimulation

Posted in Science on 14th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

"Students, employees, and athletes could potentially benefit, as could those with traumatic brain injury who have impaired memory."

DARPA XS-1 Spaceplane Program to Ease Access to Space

Posted in Science on 8th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

DARPA has announced Phase 2 of the XS-1 program, which seeks to design and fabricate an experimental unmanned spaceplane, and fly the vehicle ten times in ten days.

DARPA's satellite repair robot makes house calls

Posted in Hardware on 28th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

DARPA has a vision of a mobile robotic servicing system designed to rendezvous with and repair ailing telecommunications satellites.

DARPA is using peripheral nerve stimulation to accelerate learning

Posted in Science on 21st Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Unlike many of DARPAs neuroscience and neurotechnology endeavors, it will aim not just to restore lost function but to advance capabilities beyond normal levels.

$60M Chip That Will Connect Human Brains to Computers Is In The Works

Posted in Hardware on 31st Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The chip is designed to translate signals sent by neurons into the ones and zeros that computers understand, and vice versa.