April 2, 2013 - President Barack Obama today announced a major new commitment to fund research to map the activity of the human brain. The goal of this grand challenge project is to develop new technologies that reveal in real time how brain cells and neural circuits interact to process information. The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative will be launched with $100 million in the President's FY 2014 Budget.
March 20, 2013 - Robots are being used more widely than expected in a variety of sectors, and the trend is likely to continue with robotics becoming as ubiquitous as computer technology over the next 15 years, according to the new report.
February 4, 2013 - Former Senator Sam Nunn, distinguished professor in The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, and John Warner introduced Senator Chuck Hagel before the Senate Armed Services Committee at Hagel's Secretary of Defense confirmation hearing on January 31, 2013.