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Pentagon struggles to understand how Beijing mastered technology
Europe’s decarbonisation programme is an instrument to boost the bloc’s industrial and technological development
‘Arpa’ is a rare opportunity that will only succeed if it eschews the typical public sector model
Researchers accuse biotech company of failing to disclose federal grants in patents which also cover Covid-19 candidate
To replicate the spark that lit the US tech sector, it’s best to double down on what we’re best at.
Darpa scientists look to use antibodies to protect healthcare workers and military
Major innovations tend to result from investment that is high-risk, high-pay-off
Policy Exchange says likely high failure rate of projects would be a ‘positive’
Speculation is a part of innovation and in the right conditions it can be a positive force
Ex-minister David Willetts says any new government must be bold in backing R&D
Demise of Moore’s Law presages a shift in approach to key tech sector
Policymakers should seek to replicate Arpa, the US institution that founded the internet
US military seeks to give computers intuition, not just ability to see patterns in data
Neither micro-managing nor leaving researchers alone produces the best results
Scientists see capacious and stable medium as potential answer to mountains of information
The government and taxpayers are the key investors in basic scientific research
Former military research director leads growing ‘moon shot’ arm into brain studies
New fund aims to support collaboration between business and science
The Pentagon is on a charm offensive in Silicon Valley but many see no need to embrace government
US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency hails win as ‘huge stride forward’ in national security
Technology thinks like us — only better and faster, and it never tires, writes Anjana Ahuja
‘Unmanned undersea vehicles’ part of Pentagon plan to deter Beijing from seeking to dominate region