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Russia needs defence research body: NATO envoy


November 17th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's envoy to NATO, Dmitry Rogozin, has called for the creation of a defence research agency similar to DARPA, the Pentagon agency that funds military ... Read more...

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US military to ‘colonise alien worlds’


August 22nd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) The US military plans to launch a Star Trek-style mission to "colonise alien worlds", a media report said Monday.But the top brass believe they would need ... Read more...

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World’s smallest atomic clock on sale for $1,500


May 4th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A matchbook-sized atomic clock 100 times smaller than its commercial predecessors has been put on sale for approximately 1,500 dollars.The portable Chip Scale Atomic Clock (CSAC) - only ... Read more...

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Running electricity through one’s scalp can improve video game skills


April 20th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 20 (ANI): Scientist has discovered that running electricity through the scalp can sharpen one's mind and improve video game skills.In a study funded by the US Defense Advanced Research Project ... Read more...

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US developing ‘flying’ armoured vehicle


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) The Pentagon is developing a futuristic machine similar to a Humvee used for patrolling on the ground but which could turn into a helicopter at the touch ... Read more...

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City’s ’smells’ could help sniff out chemical terrorist attack


December 1st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested creating a virtual map of a city's chemical smells to help recognize a chemical terrorist attack.Researchers at DARPA, who have named the project ... Read more...

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US military’s ‘quintillion’ calculations per second computer on the anvil


August 11th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): The US military is set to come up with a high-end computer that can perform quintillion calculations per second.According to the short scale of large number naming systems, ... Read more...

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Now, 3D printers to print tiny robotic insects


July 17th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): 3D printers could soon create the perfect insect wing, a feat perfected by nature over millennia.The Pentagon's Defense Advance Projects Research Agency (DARPA) is in need of micro-aircraft ... Read more...

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DARPA Launches “Batman” And “Robin” Projects, Aims To Create Super Soldiers


July 12th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In all probability, American troops are soon to be blessed with superheroes and that's a direct quote from the DARPA. Reportedly the defense agency's research ... Read more...

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American Scientists Endeavoring To Procreate A Cat-Level Brain


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Pentagon-backed scientists aspire to generate a human-like engine in the future. But they are starting off with the aspiration of constructing artificial astuteness on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Flying cars may soon be a reality


April 25th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Flying cars have always been something typically reserved for science fiction, but they have now come closer to reality.The department tasked with exploring the concept, Defense Advanced Projects ... Read more...

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Myanmar refugees seek Orissa Govt.’s attention at their neglect


February 10th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirNayagarh (Orissa) Feb 10 (ANI): Families of the people of Indian origin, evicted from Myanmar and presently living in rehabilitation camps in Orissa's Nayagarh district, want Orissa Government to ... Read more...

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Better electric propulsion may boost satellite lifetimes


October 25th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 25 (ANI): Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are all set to develop improved components that will boost the efficiency of electric propulsion systems that are used to control ... Read more...

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Now, robot that can leap over obstacles more than 7.5m high


September 16th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): A robot that can leap over walls and obstacles more than 7.5metres has been developed.The shoebox-sized robot named the Precision Urban Hopper uses four wheels to move around ... Read more...

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Blue lasers can tear through water to establish better contact with submarines


August 26th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is turning to blue lasers to establish contact with submarines, as they penetrate water more effectively.The water that hides enemy ... Read more...

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Jumping robots may soon find role in military service


May 10th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Robots that can leap 8 metres vertically to clear walls or fences may soon find themselves in the military.Sandia National Laboratories' prototype Urban Hopper can really do wonders ... Read more...

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US military wants James Bond type flying submarine for its Special Forces


October 23rd, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): The US military has launched a competition to find a design for a flying submarine, a week before the release of the latest James Bond film.Bond ... Read more...

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Artificial noses come closer to reality


September 30th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): Biological engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a method of producing smell receptors in the laboratory, showing the possibility of creation of artificial ... Read more...

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Maoists gun down three in Bihar


February 22nd, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by admin
Bihar, Feb 22 (ANI): Suspected CPI (Maoist) activists on Friday shot dead three persons at a village in Bihars East Champaran District. Around midnight, a group of armed activists of a banned ... Read more...

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Future spy planes may recharge their batteries by clinging to power lines


December 19th, 2007 - 6:46 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 19 (ANI): The US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) in Dayton, Ohio, US, is developing an electric motor-powered micro air vehicle (MAV) or spy plane that can harvest energy from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US planning new space weapons against China, other rogue states


November 14th, 2007 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov.14 (ANI): The Pentagon is spending billions of dollars on new forms of space warfare to counter the growing risk of a missile attack from China. According to The Telegraph, the U.S. ... Read more...

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Soon, a radar device that can ’see-through’ walls to see what’s on the other side


November 14th, 2007 - 2:27 am ICT by admin
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