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23

Dec

Japanese robot terminates the competition at DARPA challengeThe highest scoring teams now go on to compete for $2 million in prize money.

Japanese robot terminates the competition at DARPA challenge
The highest scoring teams now go on to compete for $2 million in prize money.

17

Dec

8 robot tasks define DARPA competitionThe challenges will test both the human operators and the robots’ abilities to make decisions as well as their strength and dexterity.

8 robot tasks define DARPA competition
The challenges will test both the human operators and the robots’ abilities to make decisions as well as their strength and dexterity.

14

Jul

Meet ATLAS: The walking, jumping robot that could one day save your lifeDARPA unveiled the experimental disaster-relief robot this week as part of its ongoing Robotics Challenge.

Meet ATLAS: The walking, jumping robot that could one day save your life
DARPA unveiled the experimental disaster-relief robot this week as part of its ongoing Robotics Challenge.

19

Jan


 Has DARPA created a magic gluten-free pill? 



The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency may have inadvertently put the hurt on celiac disease.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency may have inadvertently put the hurt on celiac disease.

06

Mar

Military’s robot cheetah sets land speed recordThe test marks an early milestone in the U.S. military’s quest to create more mobile robots capable of going where legged human soldiers can go.

Military’s robot cheetah sets land speed record
The test marks an early milestone in the U.S. military’s quest to create more mobile robots capable of going where legged human soldiers can go.

21

Oct

U.S. military looking for ways revive old satellitesThe program wants to take working antennas off defunct satellites and attach them to newly launched nanosatellites using a robotic spaceflight vessel.

U.S. military looking for ways revive old satellites
The program wants to take working antennas off defunct satellites and attach them to newly launched nanosatellites using a robotic spaceflight vessel.

20

Aug

World’s fastest plane hit Mach 20 before crashing into oceanDARPA’s hypersonic glider sustained controlled flight at Mach 20 for three minutes.

World’s fastest plane hit Mach 20 before crashing into ocean
DARPA’s hypersonic glider sustained controlled flight at Mach 20 for three minutes.