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Scientists reprogram body’s own cells to kill cancer, HIV

In a pair of papers published in the journal Cell Stem Cell, researchers from two separate Japanese universities have successfully used a new technique to reprogram the body’s own immune…


Fifty years of DARPA: Hits, misses and ones to watch

Founded to protect the US against “technological surprise”, the agency has achieved some spectacular successes – and failures – in its 50-year history. Successful projects The internet: Precisely who ‘invented’…


12 Insane But True DARPA Projects

In the scifi TV series Fringe, the government gives a couple geniuses a lab and a mandate to come up with crazy technologies to defend America. DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research…