The Military Wants Smarter Insect Spy Drones

Posted in Hardware on 25th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Urban disaster relief is an 'obvious' application for tiny, self-guided insect robots.

DARPA plans to shrink brain interface and organ control electronics to the size of nerve fibers

Posted in Hardware on 5th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

The initial goal will be improving the quality of life for US soldiers and veterans.

Atoms to product: Engineering products at the nanoscale

Posted in Hardware on 29th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

If successful, A2P could help enable creation of entirely new classes of materials that exhibit nanoscale properties at all scales.

Northrop Grumman gives a look at its Experimental Spaceplane

Posted in Hardware on 26th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Northrop Grumman, in partnership with Scaled Composites and Virgin Galactic, has unveiled the preliminary design it is developing as part of DARPAs XS-1 Spaceplane project.

DARPA announces Phase 1 of its XS-1 spaceplane program

Posted in Science on 18th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

It takes a lot more money and preparation to launch a rocket than to have a plane take off.