CBSNEWS – It often seems that the government is banking on robots to fight the wars of the future, and that artificial intelligence is the key to future defense. But biological systems — and the engineering lessons they teach — are just as important, says DARPA, the Pentagon’s research and development division. While DARPA has long studied biology and looked into way to incorporate biological systems into its projects, there has never been a specific division dedicated to biotech. Until now.

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