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Coming very soon! Luke prosthetic arm that will change lives of amputees (Watch video)

Coming very soon! Luke prosthetic arm that will change lives of amputees (Watch video)

Previously known as the Deka Arm, the Luke arm - developed by Segway creator Dean Kamen and DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) - integrates the latest technology in electronics, motors, batteries, and materials.  

Jul 12, 2016, 10:28 AM IST
Facebook unveils new research lab, hires ex-Google executive

Facebook unveils new research lab, hires ex-Google executive

 In a fresh bid to connect the world better, Facebook has announced a new research lab to build hardware products based on its software and has hired a former top Google executive to achieve its goal.

Apr 14, 2016, 17:46 PM IST
Facebook unveils new research lab, hires ex-Google executive

Facebook unveils new research lab, hires ex-Google executive

 In a fresh bid to connect the world better, Facebook has announced a new research lab to build hardware products based on its software and has hired a former top Google executive to achieve its goal.

Apr 14, 2016, 12:37 PM IST
Humanoid robots in deep space soon

Humanoid robots in deep space soon

The robot was initially designed to complete disaster relief manoeuvres.

Jan 25, 2016, 16:27 PM IST
NASA releases video of Valkyrie humanoid robot dancing - Watch

NASA releases video of Valkyrie humanoid robot dancing - Watch

US Space agency NASA has released a new video on Thursday in which its R5 humanoid robot, also known as Valkyrie is shown dancing to techno music.

Dec 03, 2015, 09:32 AM IST
NASA to send Valkyrie humanoid robot to Mars - Watch

NASA to send Valkyrie humanoid robot to Mars - Watch

NASA is planning to send its R5 humanoid robot, also known as Valkyrie, to Mars and even into deeper space locations.

Nov 19, 2015, 10:51 AM IST

Uneasy detente between Def Con hackers, `feds`

There was some bridge-building, but a real rift remained on Saturday between US spy agencies and the world`s most infamous hacker gathering.

Aug 09, 2015, 03:21 AM IST

US military developing hypersonic jet

 Giving more teeth to its combat prowess, the US military is reportedly developing a hypersonic jet plane that could soar at up to five times the speed of sound.

Jul 06, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

Soon, hypersonic jet that flies faster than bullet

 The US military is developing a next-generation hypersonic jet plane that could fly at up to five times the speed of sound - faster than a bullet.

Jul 01, 2015, 22:37 PM IST

DARPA to terraform Mars with human-engineered organisms

US defense scientists are planning to use genetically engineered algae, bacteria and plants to radically transform the climate of Mars and terraform it into an Earth-like planet.

Jun 28, 2015, 18:34 PM IST

''Deep Web'' search to help decode space data

 When you do a simple internet search on a topic, the results that appear are not the whole story. Most of the information is buried in the "Deep Web" in the mysterious online world.

May 24, 2015, 12:22 PM IST

Star Wars-styled robotic arm approved for mass production

DARPA, the US Defense Department`s advanced research agency, had set out to find a better solution for amputees than the metal hooks still widely used today nearly eight years ago.

May 11, 2014, 16:33 PM IST

Coming, drones controlled by smart phones

The US is developing a military drone capable of assisting troops while avoiding hostile threats on the ground, such as ambushes and improvised explosive devices or IEDs.

Feb 21, 2014, 19:29 PM IST

DARPA unveils humanoid robot

The US military has unveiled one of its most-advanced humanoid robots known as Atlas, which was created to assist in future emergency situations, the American Forces Press Service reported.

Jul 13, 2013, 19:38 PM IST

Mind-controlled limbs could give amputees sense of touch

DARPA, the Pentagon`s advanced research group, has achieved some big breakthroughs that may help restore a sense of touch to military personnel who have lost limbs in service of their countries.

Jun 15, 2013, 14:13 PM IST

US Army seeks new technology to replace GPS

The US Army is working to limit its dependence on GPS by developing the next generation of navigation technology, including a tiny autonomous chip, the director of the Pentagon`s research agency said Wednesday.

Apr 25, 2013, 15:33 PM IST

`Mass mobilization through social media has high risk of failure`

The strategy of using social media for coordinating people in critical situations has high risk of failure, a study has said.

Apr 09, 2013, 12:40 PM IST

Pentagon-backed `bat drone` ready for deployment

A new Pentagon-backed autonomous "bat drone", that can use a long claw to pluck objects off of the ground, is ready for deployment.

Mar 17, 2013, 16:09 PM IST

Now, robot that runs faster than Usain Bolt!

Faster than the fastest man ever born, a Pentagon-funded robot, dubbed Cheetah, clocked 28.3mph to beat its own record.

Sep 07, 2012, 16:45 PM IST

DARPA releases cause of hypersonic glider anomaly

An unmanned hypersonic glider likely aborted its 13,000 mph flight over the Pacific Ocean last summer because unexpectedly large sections of its skin peeled off.

Apr 21, 2012, 08:41 AM IST