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The Bod Pod

This Bod Pod – an egg-shaped chamber that measures the body mass, or weight, and volume of the person sitting inside it – is similar in principle to underwater weighing.
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The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) commissioned the new small bore (1-inch in diameter) railgun (SRG) at the laboratory’s Materials Testing Facility.
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This new program for Biological Technologies Office aims to aid amputees by layering and leaping beyond previous DARPA breakthroughs in prosthetics and neural interfaces.
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“This is transformational.” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got to check out five new incredible technologies from DARPA.
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Naval experts say that when it comes to developing alternative energy resources, what benefits the U.S. Navy will produce strong benefits for the world.
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A new DARPA program plans to leverage the technological advances of the past 50 years to help reduce pilot workload, augment mission performance, and improve aircraft safety.
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The BATMAN program, developed at the Air Force Research Lab, is working to find out if technologies like Google Glass can be utilized by service members in the field!
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DARPA’s Mobile Hotspots program makes progress toward the goal of providing 1 Gb/s communications backbone to deployed units!
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