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  • Computational neuroscience

    June 14, 2013

    In this edition of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Fellows Corner, ARL Fellow Dr. Piotr Franaszczuk, discusses the field of computational neuroscience from its roots to the present day and how this field of research can lead to a better understanding of the brain structure and function. Franaszczuk believes that advances across the field and on-going research...

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  • Continually improving test tool ensures top performance of Army radios

    June 13, 2013

    To keep Soldiers safe and the lines of communication open, frequent testing of radios used on the battlefield is imperative. That testing is becoming more automated and efficient with updates to the Communications Electronic Warfare Instrumentation System, or CEWIS, a suite of test equipment developed by the Communications Electronic Warfare Branch of the U.S....

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  • More space for Army's superfast computers signals growth in Soldier protection solutions

    June 10, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 10, 2013) -- Supercomputers Army Research Laboratory engineers rely on to influence the direction of future armor solutions and other unprecedented capabilities for the Soldier moved into a space large enough to house five supercomputers each with 4,000 to 20,000 processors each. In the next four years, the center will quadruple...

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  • Army researchers "supersize" an idea that could lead to massive improvements in helicopter performance

    June 06, 2013

    A new study by Army researchers is looking at inserting carbon nanotubes into the structural design of helicopter rotor blades in hopes this approach eliminates a list of deficiencies highlighted particularly in Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. Dr. Bryan Glaz, Dr. Jaret Riddick, and Ed Habtour, research engineers within the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's...

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  • Army, University of Maryland create realistic robotic bird

    June 04, 2013

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (May 31, 2013) -- A robotic bird created by Army and University of Maryland researchers is tricking real flocks -- and hawks -- midair, making it a potential unsuspecting future war agent. Robo-Raven glides, soars and flaps like a real bird. Complete individual wing control allows for extreme aerobatics that no other mechanical...

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  • APG Armed Forces Day 2013 – "Service to the Nation, Strength of the Future"

    May 30, 2013

    On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under one department – the Department of Defense. The first Armed Forces Day was celebrated by parades, open houses, receptions...

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  • 2013 National Electrical Safety Month: Safety for All Ages

    May 28, 2013

    May is National Electrical Safety Month and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory is stressing the importance of electrical safety awareness and best practices both at home and in the workplace. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, workplace electrical incidents result in more than 300 deaths and 3,500 injuries every year in the United...

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  • ARL employees honored for excellence in federal service

    May 24, 2013

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory employees were recently recognized by the Baltimore Federal Executive Board at the 46th Excellence in Federal Career Awards luncheon and ceremony held on May 3 at Martin's West in Baltimore. The awards program was held in conjunction with Public Service Recognition Week and was attended by nearly 600 federal officials, employees,...

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  • ARL scientist receives prestigious AMC award

    May 21, 2013

    William Glodek, a computer scientist in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Computational and Information Sciences Directorate, Network Security Branch, was recently selected as one of the winners of the 2012 Louis Dellamonica Award for Outstanding Army Material Command Personnel of the Year. This annual award, named in honor of Louis Dellamonica, a general...

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  • 2012 Army Research and Development Achievement Awards go to more than 30 ARL professionals

    May 16, 2013

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists and engineers were recently recognized with several 2012 Army Research and Development Achievement Awards. In all, over 30 ARL researchers were recognized in the categories of leadership, technical achievement and collaboration. The awardees were chosen from thousands of nominees based on their dedication, hard...

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  • Understanding the value of patriotism, local elementary school celebrates

    May 15, 2013

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory participated in Churchville Elementary School's annual Patriot Day program held April 25. Fifty-two fifth grade students received certificates and awards from state and local politicians and were presented individualized medals by ARL's Maj. Jason Tate from the Weapons and Materials Research Directorate. The program required...

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  • Computational Imaging

    May 14, 2013

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Fellow Dr. Joseph Mait, takes the reader on a journey through the evolution of computational imaging and what it means to researchers at ARL. From invention through application, Mait discusses how computational imaging is helping balance the processing of optics and electronics capabilities. From cameras a person can swallow...

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Last Update / Reviewed: July 28, 2014