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DARPA's Highs and Lows

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Science  03 Sep 1999:
Vol. 285, Issue 5433, pp. 1477
DOI: 10.1126/science.285.5433.1477

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Although the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is part of the military, its chief says the agency doesn't measure its performance in terms of clear-cut wins and losses. But observers say DARPA's work over 4 decades has included several notable hits and misses, which Science lists here.