Questions Raised About DARPA-Funded Crop Program
Questions Raised About DARPA-Funded Crop Program
Critics of an agricultural research initiative cite concerns about possible weaponization of the resulting technology, which would use infected insects to deliver genetically modified viruses to plants.
Questions Raised About DARPA-Funded Crop Program
Questions Raised About DARPA-Funded Crop Program

Critics of an agricultural research initiative cite concerns about possible weaponization of the resulting technology, which would use infected insects to deliver genetically modified viruses to plants.

Critics of an agricultural research initiative cite concerns about possible weaponization of the resulting technology, which would use infected insects to deliver genetically modified viruses to plants.

DARPA
$300M Boost for BRAIN
$300M Boost for BRAIN
Tracy Vence | Sep 30, 2014
Mix of public, private, philanthropic, and academic investments will fund additional BRAIN Initiative-related projects.
DARPA Puts Biotech at the Fore
DARPA Puts Biotech at the Fore
Kerry Grens | Apr 4, 2014
The U.S. Department of Defense is solidifying its focus on the life sciences with a new division of biotechnology.  
DARPA Supports Brain Treatment
DARPA Supports Brain Treatment
Jef Akst | Oct 28, 2013
Brain-implant technologies just got a vote of government confidence, as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announces an investment of $70 million over five years.
Preliminary BRAIN Plans
Preliminary BRAIN Plans
Kate Yandell | Sep 18, 2013
An NIH working group lays out nine research areas the new federal neuroscience initiative will fund.
New Drug Toxicity Chip
Jef Akst | Sep 19, 2011
The NIH, FDA, and DARPA are teaming up to develop a chip to test drug toxicities as one of the first projects of the NIH's new translational research center.