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Advanced prosthetic arm approved for U.S. market after success with soldiers

U.S. regulators on Friday approved for market a new kind of prosthetic arm that allows a person to flex certain muscles in order to perform complex tasks. The development of the DEKA Arm System — nicknamed the “Luke” arm after Luke Skywalker in Star Wars — was funded by the…

Pentagon looks for weapons to wage cyber warfare

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s researchers plan to bolster their efforts to create offensive weapons for use in cyber warfare, reflecting a growing concern over digital threats, US officials said Monday. The US government needed “more and better options” to safeguard the country from assaults on sensitive computer networks and had…

Probe to examine two years worth of DARPA contracts

A published report this week confirmed that the Pentagon is launching a probe that will look at the last two years worth of contracts handed out by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), to ensure there are no conflicts of interest or wasteful spending. The decision was made, a…

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