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DARPA’s gambles might have created the best hopes for stopping COVID-19

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March 19, 2020 11:45 PM UTC
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 at 10:28 PM UTC

A U.S. defense agency that specializes in turning science fantasies into realities jump-started technologies and nurtured companies that are now at the forefront of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Defense Research Advanced Projects Agency (DARPA) has taken risks where others wouldn’t. Its pursuit of high-risk, high-reward technologies, combined with its mission-driven approach to managing projects is promising to pay off in the fight against COVID-19. ...



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