In it's never ending quest to gain superiority on the battlefield, DARPA has a new tool—--the minds of human soldiers. DARPA is expanding beyond weapons and robotics into brain mapping for the use of artificial neural networks via implantation of electronic neural circuitry directly into human brain tissue. ....
Obama's BRAIN Initiative
Executive Order: HPC and National Strategic Computing Initiativer [NSCI]
Engineering the Course of Human Evolution
DARPA's RAM Program
It was the collapse of the Soviet Union that accelerated many of DARPA’s most radical super-soldier science programs. The revelation that the Soviets had developed an extensive biological-weapons program caused DARPA to bring biologists into its ranks, and with the life sciences at the fore, DARPA began to look inside the human body, toward a scientific capability that could transform soldiers from the inside out.