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Man Controls Robotic Arms Using Just His Mind

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Tech

Lee Baugh has become the first man to successfully control two robotic arms with just his mind. Baugh lost both his arms in an accident over 40 yea...

This Bullet Can Change Direction

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK Tech

The US military is working on an advanced .50 calibre sniper bullet that can change direction after being fired. Called the Extreme Accuracy Tasked...

DARPA's Come Up With Its Craziest Idea Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Tech

DARPA wants your help. That's right, the US government's version of 'SHIELD' is looking for ideas on how to build its very own 'helicarrier'. With ...

MIT's New Robot Is Seriously Strong

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Tech

MIT has released footage showing its ATLAS robot dragging an enormous metal frame as if it were made from paper. The robot in question is called AT...

America Now Has Robot Dogs Named After A Beast From Hell

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Tech

Google-owned Boston Dynamics has started testing its LS3 robot 'mule' out in the field and already soldiers have given the robot a name: 'Cujo'. 'C...

Guy Posts Incredible Photos After First Day at NASA

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Tech

It's your first day at the Johnson Space Center, you're being given the induction tour where you'll see some of the incredible technology that NASA is...

DARPA 'Z-Man' Project Is Essentially A Real-Life Spiderman Suit

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Tech

Darpa ('Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency') is the research wing of the US military. But on the internet, it's just a mysterious factory of te...

The US Military Wants To Put This Chip In Traumatised Soldiers' Brains

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Tech

The US Military is working on a tiny brain implant that would be used to help cure soldiers suffering from extreme cases of Post Traumatic Stress Diso...

The American Military Have Basically Made A Transformer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Tech

An American military contractor has essentially created a real-life Transformer. The Black Night is part truck, part minivan and - awesomely - par...

This Is RoboSimian. He's Awesome

YouTube/JPL | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Although he has a silly name and looks like a spider with not enough legs, RoboSimian has been showing off his skills at the DARPA Robotics Challenge...

This Is Valkyrie. It's Awesome.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK Tech

So far the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) has spawned the such terrifying beasts such as the Terminator-esque Atlas. So it's comforting to see that...

No Light Required

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists at MIT have made a camera that can take 3D pictures - in practically total darkness. The incredibly sensitive device captures images us...

Iron Man Suits Could Be A Reality In Four Years

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Tech

Iron Man suits are to become a reality within the next four years. This is the timeframe announced by the US Army as it aims to develop the technol...

US Drones To Get Sci-Fi 'Laser Shields'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK Tech

Pilotless, almsot silent, missile-shooting drones are scary. So what about ones equipped with lasers? This appears to nearing reality after thos...

WATCH: US Military Robot's Amazing Balancing Skills

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Tech

The folks at Darpa and Boston Dynamics must hate humanity - what else could explain the continued development of this Terminator-esque humanoid? At...

WATCH: 'Wildcat' Robotic Cheetah Now Running Outside, Far Too Fast

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Tech

A robotic cheetah build by serial robot nightmare-unleashers Boston Dynamics which can run at more than 30 mph in the lab is scary enough. But once yo...

Could You Design A Mach 10 Reusable Spaceplane?

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Tech

Having already outlined how they will dominate land, sky and the seas, it was only a matter of time before sinister and deadly tech experts, DARPA, tu...

Robot Does Parkour...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Tech

The DARPA-funded RHex has been around for a few years now but it's getting more talented as time goes on. Now it's taken up parkour - and looks wei...

DARPA 'Hydra' Can Launch Drones From Under The Sea

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Tech

DARPA, the US military's secretive development wing, have already created machines to make you terrifyingly wary of death from the skies and dry land ...

Nasa To Send Two Robots To Compete In 'Gruelling' Life-Saving Contest

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa is to send two androids to compete in a military competition to see which is best at saving lives. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (...

This Is The US Military's New Six-Foot Tall Humanoid Robot

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Tech

At this point claiming various American robots and drones to be terrifying, amazing and/or potentially catastrophic is something of a tech blog cliche...

Cyborg Contact Lenses Magnify Sight By 2.8 Times

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Tech

When research is funded by the chaps at America's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) you can be sure of one thing - it's something that...

Harvard's New Super ExoSuit Can Make You Three Times Stronger

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK Tech

The promise of a usable power-enhancing human exoskeleton has long fascinated sci-fi writers, scientists - and tech journalists. But so far while the ...

WATCH: Terrifying Robot Runs, Jumps And Sweats In Camouflage

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Tech

An American military contractor has demonstrated a humanoid robot in camouflage clothing which can run, jump and even sweat like a real human. And ...

Meet AlphaDog: The US Army's Terrifying Headless Robot

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Tech

The US Military last week unveiled a four-legged robot cheetah than can run faster than Usain Bolt. This week it's unveiled something a bit slower ...