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Drone flying at the airport near an aircraft leading to a possible crash or accident. Illegal UAV flight inside the airport conceptual montage. (Image credit: Getty Images / Joel Papalini).

Energy Department requests information for counter-drone capabilities

On behalf of the National Nuclear Security Administration, Sandia National Laboratories requested information for available counter-drone technologies.
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 27: Committee ranking member Rep. James Comer (R-KY) attends a House Oversight Committee hearing titled Examining the Practices and Profits of Gun Manufacturers in the Rayburn House Office Building. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images).

Top Republicans request info from DOE nuclear labs about attempted cyberattacks

Hackers reportedly sought to collect credentials from scientists at research facilities that carry out work on the U.S. nuclear stockpile.
US President Joe Biden speaks as Vice President Kamala Harris and Attorney General Merrick Garland look on during an event about gun violence prevention in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on April 8, 2021. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden administration proposes record $171.3B for R&D across civilian agencies

The proposed sum would come alongside extra funding for research included in the American Jobs Plan.