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White House proposes biotech specialist as inaugural ARPA-H director


Renee Wegrzyn will be tasked with shaping ARPA-H‘s research portfolio to develop biomedical innovations preventing, detecting and treating diseases including cancer.

Agencies eye 2 data storage alternatives amid growing demand


Synthetic DNA and laser-etched glass may not be commercially viable until 2030 though.

Intelligence community wants UAVs that can identify people’s bodies from the air


ODNI's research and development arm will develop biometrics capable of identifying people from high above and long range in tough conditions.

IARPA hires Catherine Marsh as its next director


Marsh was the agency's deputy director from 2013 to 2015, and since had been working at the CIA.

IARPA wants AI to keep its eye on that construction project


The agency wants to be able to automatically detect anthropogenic activities across the globe.

Air Force wants a better view of the landscape for intelligence analytics tools


The Air Force is awash in intelligence data and wants to work with industry and academia to find new tools that can help its analysts.