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  • FAST programs increase researchers' expertise for Soldiers

    February 23, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 21, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research and Development Command's Field Assistance in Science and Technology program, or FAST, provides support for technology requirements and capability gaps to organizations and units all over the world through embedded science and technology advisors; both civilian and military. The program...

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  • Army researcher shares international partnership experiences

    February 07, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 7, 2017) -- Dr. Mark Griep, a materials engineer working in the nano/bionano materials field at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, recently returned from a one-year tour working at the Agency for Defense Development in Daejeon, Republic of Korea. The assignment was part of the Department of Defense's Engineer and Scientist...

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  • Fractional calculus: A new language of complexity

    February 04, 2017

    The fractional calculus, a branch of mathematics formulated alongside classical calculus, has drawn the attention of physical, biological and engineering sciences in the last decade. Although its development started in 1695, only in recent decades has it been regarded as a tool with real-world applications rather than a concept that is purely in the mathematical...

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  • Microscale shape memory alloy opens up application space for new smart devices

    February 03, 2017

      Green laser actuation of NiTi SMA microdevices   Bulk NiTi SMA transforms from tightly wound coil into paperclip shape when submerged into hot water Scientists and engineers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory are currently conducting research in processing...

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  • New book by Army scientist considers the warfighter's way of thinking as a crucial element for combat success

    February 02, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (Feb. 02, 2017) -- A U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientist recently published a new book that addresses how thinking can affect success, including that of Soldiers on the battlefield. The book, titled "Simplifying Complexity, Life is Uncertain, Unfair and Unequal," was written by Dr. Bruce J. West, ARL senior scientist of mathematics and information...

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  • Army partners with Marine Corps for 3-D printed technology solutions

    January 27, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 26, 2017) -- For U.S. Marine Corps aviators, hydraulics are critical for all the heavy lifting that happens during aircraft operations. Two hydraulic mechanics from Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 29 in Jacksonville, North Carolina, came up with an idea to streamline hydraulic line maintenance and and that idea brought...

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  • Army, industry computer scientists gather for 'hackathon'

    January 26, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (Jan. 25, 2017) -- Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Network Science Collaborative Technology Alliance recently held the first Network Science Research Laboratory Hackathon at the Adelphi Laboratory Center. Hackathons are proving grounds for innovative ideas and designed to bring a group of computer programmers together to...

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  • Researchers collaborate to support future Soldiers

    January 25, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 25, 2017) -- U.S. Army Research Laboratory researchers conduct peer-to-peer collaboration to discover, innovate and transition science and technology for today's and future Soldiers. It is through this collaboration teams solve challenging problems to increase the safety of U.S. servicemembers. Dr. Pablo E. Guzmán, a synthetic...

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  • Army flies hoverbike prototype

    January 17, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 17, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and industry partners demonstrated the flying capabilities of a unique rectangular-shaped quadcopter during a visit from DOD officials at APG Jan. 10. Dr. William Roper, director of the Strategic Capabilities Office at the Office of the Secretary of Defense and members of his...

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  • Army researcher brings materials, manufacturing expertise to new Manufacturing Innovation Institute

    January 13, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 13, 2017) -- Today, the Department of Defense awarded the 14th Manufacturing USA institute – the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing Innovation Hub – to American Robotics, Inc. The eighth DOD-led institute, the ARM Institute joins the Manufacturing USA network in its collective effort to help revitalize American manufacturing...

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  • Army's corporate laboratory welcomes new deputy chief scientist

    January 05, 2017

    ADELHPI, Md. (Jan. 5, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has welcomed a new deputy chief scientist to help lead the laboratory in support of the Army of the future. Dr. Mary Harper officially assumed her duties last month and is eager to jump in and learn all that she can to help guide the laboratory as it focuses on supporting the Army of 2050....

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  • Scientists use fluorescent gels for innovative brain research

    January 05, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 4, 2017) -- Army researchers are studying the physiological effects of blast pressure on the brain in order to discover technology solutions to protect Soldiers. Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory developed a gel substance with fluorescent properties that mimics the texture and mass of the human brain. Their...

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Last Update / Reviewed: February 23, 2017