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Biden’s pick for Pentagon’s S&T position pledges to reduce barriers to entry for small businesses

Aprille Ericsson, President Joe Biden’s nominee to be the assistant secretary of defense for science and technology, told lawmakers that streamlining…

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Doctors and researchers using innovative technologies for medicine and healthcare: artificial intelligence, virtual reality, drones, stem cells and digital organs

The Federal Laboratory Consortium revamps its public view of technology transfers

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Peter MusurlianDale Sisson
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division
SES Technical Director

On the gun line at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren: A history of computing advances

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National Science Foundation launches brand new directorate with ambitious goals

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Greg Witkop, DARPA

DARPA’s now testing a new method to identify service members at risk of suicide

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How the art of cybersecurity is advanced by research for the public domain

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Musurlian, Peter

Energy Department widens the hunt for novel energy technologies

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Federal News NetworkJerry McGinn, George Mason University

Defense innovation bumps up against a Cold War budget system

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(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)FILE - In this June 28, 2019, file photo the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seal is seen during a news conference in Washington. An official at the Department of Homeland Security says he was pressured by agency leaders to suppress details in his intelligence reports that President Donald Trump might find objectionable, including intelligence on Russian interference in the election and the threat posed by white supremacists. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

How Homeland Security plans to put boots on science and get it out the door

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(Air Force Research Laboratory artwork)A Skyborg conceptual design for a low cost attritable Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle. (Air Force Research Laboratory artwork)

A new way for the Air Force to make sure good ideas don’t get lost in the clouds

Through the Lab’s Air and Space Forces Science & Technology Front Door Project officials hope to nurture partnerships with S&T experts

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In this handout image from the U.S. Navy, sailors prepare a CARINA unmanned undersea drone off San Diego, California, April 19, 2021. The U.S. Navy's Mideast-based 5th Fleet said Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, it will launch a new task force that incorporates airborne, sailing and underwater drones after years of maritime attacks linked to ongoing tensions with Iran. (U.S. Navy/Lt. Cmdr. Tony Wright, via AP)

Conflict of interest claim follows Navy employee taking job with bidder

For how the case turned out, Federal Drive with Tom Temin talked with Smith Pachter McWhorter procurement attorney Joe Petrillo.

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New WH task force asking what shared computing, data could do for AI research

The White House earlier this year launched a National Intelligence Research Resource Task Force, run out of the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation.

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