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DARPA’s Next-Gen Environmental Suits Could Be Inspired by Shark Skin

The Pentagon’s research arm wants a better suit for those responding to chemical and biological warfare attacks. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, says it wants a less clumsy suit that does an even better job of protecting soldiers, first responders, and researchers from deadly biological and chemical weapons. The suit could even

DARPA Tests Advanced Chemical Sensors

Next-generation algorithms and sensors for detecting chemical threats put through their paces in SIGMA+ program. May hold promise for military use in development of large region scale chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive threat threat detection networks. DARPA’s SIGMA program, which began in 2014, has demonstrated a city-scale capability for detecting radiological and nuclear threats

National Security Implications of Gene Editing

It’s always terrifying to receive a phone call from Dr. James Giordano. Not that he is a scary person, but he talks about scary things: specifically national security threats that are in the near future, but few people are thinking about. Giordano, a Georgetown professor of neurology and biochemistry, and chief of the neuroethics studies