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How the 2013 Budget Sequester Jeopardizes Science

Austerity measures resulting from partisan politics could have lasting and damaging effects on research and innovation, even if funding is later restored

  • April 29, 2013

Sequester-Hobbled DARPA Takes Aim at New Types of Terrorism

DARPA plans to replace GPS technology with new "game changers" like positional navigation technology (PNT), Credit: Wikimedia Commons With relevance to homegrown, lone operator terrorist threats highlighted by the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced a series of initiatives Wednesday aimed at defending the U.S.

April 29, 2013 — Erin Brodwin