An interview with Sammies emerging leader award winner Callie Higgins


The NIST scientist has been recognized for enabling significant advances in the 3D printing of synthetic materials.

Huntington Ingalls to acquire cybersecurity, R&D company Alion for $1.7B


The deal will boost the defense contractor’s presence in the military intelligence and cybersecurity market.

DHS overhauls its Science & Technology Directorate


The Department of Homeland Security is redesigning the technology accelerator it uses to fund and help commercialize new solutions.

NSF and congressional leaders fret declining R&D budget with China on the rise


Congressional leaders lamented that while the NSF’s budget remains at 2017 levels, the Chinese are committing more R&D resources to emerging technologies.

Getting AI to enhance government work will take serious R&D funding, officials tell Congress


As a House subcommittee continues examining the government's relationship to artificial intelligence, members hear a simple message: Agencies can't make the most of it without the right amount of funding.

Pentagon moving $100M to hunt for cyber bugs in weapons systems


​The Pentagon is reprogramming $100 million allocated for cyber research and development, to use on hunting for vulnerabilities in large weapons systems instead, according to budget documents.