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The Best New Defense In Cyber Security Can Be Found On…Printers
Defense Department-backed software is coming to the humble Laserjet
Why Does The Pentagon Keep An Anthrax Stash On Hand?
A precautionary stockpile, provided no one mails it by accident
Fewer Soldiers, More Robots: Pentagon Budgets For The Future
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has proposed the smallest United States military since 1940. It's also the most technologically advanced.
Military Secret Rooms Not As Soundproof As Intended
An acoustics engineer points out some serious flaws in supposedly secure facilities.
On DARPA’s 2013 Wish List: Extreme Diving, Portable Brain Reading, And Gravity Vision
The Pentagon's mad scientists want to bring brain scans to the smartphone, swarming satellites to space, and self-healing software everywhere.
The Pentagon is Investing Millions to Advance the Future of 3-D Printing Tech
President Obama’s nationwide push for innovation in manufacturing reaches across agencies from the National Science Foundation to the Department of...
Investigation: Despite Repeated Failures, DARPA Bought Director’s Family’s Lousy Bomb Tech
Generally when PopSci writes about DARPA we do so with enthusiasm, as the Pentagon’s far-out research arm tends to prod...
DARPA’s Newest Language Translator Would Be Less Handheld Device, More Robot Assistant
Genuine language translation has been one of the Holy Grails of DARPA research for decades, as it would vastly simplify...
To Protect Patented Genes, DARPA Wants a Security System that Records Genomic Changes
Here at PopSci we love a good broad agency announcement from DARPA (that’s where they ask the private sector to...
The Unexpected Rebirth of the Flying Car
How the 21st-century military may make one of our wildest and longest-held dreams come true