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The Pentagon has ambitious plans to develop a prosthetic for the brain that, if successful, will restore memory functions lost to troops who suffered brain injuries as well as people losing their pasts to Alzheimer’s disease. The Restoring Active Memory — or RAM — is just one project among a broad, multi-agency program underway as […]

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Some of the Air Force Marathon runners this year will take part in an Air Force Research Lab trial of wearable biosensors for monitoring, storing and even transmitting the wearer’s vital signs and more. Several airmen are expected to wear the electronic patches, which contain small biosensors capable of collecting from sweat the same kinds of […]

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The military may soon be deploying air-mobile hotspots so that troops operating in remote locations can communicate with support units. The Defense Advance Research Projects Agency, or DARAPA, said Phase 2 of the program began in March with teams integrating the developing technology into pods that will be mounted onto RQ-7 Shadow UAVs and mobile […]

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If you’ve ever wanted to get a close-up look in the cockpit of a World War II bomber or fighter, or the CIA’s M-21 Blackbird, then Lyle Jansma has an app for you. AeroCapture Images Cockpit 360 provides an interactive tour of more than 40 historic aircraft – U.S., allied and enemy. And those are […]

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The Pentagon wants to set up a network of seafloor-bedded “nodes” that would include anything from supplies to weaponry to be called to the surface for military action when needed. The Defense Department could begin field testing its “Upward Falling Payloads” anytime after October, according to the Defense Advance Research Projects Agency. The system will […]

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