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  • Army researchers organize AI robotics workshops at top academic conferences

    July 09, 2018

    ADELPHI, MD (July 9, 2018) -- Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory co-organized a workshop on adversarial robotics at the prestigious Robotics Science and Systems Conference held at Carnegie Mellon Music Hall in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania June 30. Workshop participants identified and codified the challenges in the emerging area of adversarial...

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  • Army researchers teaching robots to be more reliable teammates for Soldiers

    July 05, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (July 5, 2018) -- Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University developed a new technique to quickly teach robots novel traversal behaviors with minimal human oversight. The technique allows mobile robot platforms to navigate autonomously in environments while carrying out actions...

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  • Army launches technology competition for small business entrepreneurs

    July 03, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (July 3, 2018) -- The U.S. Army is getting out of its comfort zone and wants to see the best technology out there from small businesses/start-ups. Recently, the U.S. Army launched its first ever Expeditionary Technology Search, or xTechSearch, with prizes between $1,000 to $200,000. Prizes increase during each successive round with a potential for...

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  • Army plans to license nanogalvanic aluminum powder discovery

    June 19, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 19, 2018) – The U.S. Army Research Laboratory plans to license its discovery of a nanogalvanic aluminum powder for hydrogen generation. Army researchers have developed a novel, structurally-stable, aluminum-based nanogalvanic alloy powder that, when combined with water or any water-based liquid, reacts to produce on-demand...

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  • Army program completes, delivers technical data package for newest test manikin

    June 18, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 18, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Army Research Laboratory's Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin, or WIAMan, Engineering Office delivered the WIAMan Generation 1 manikin technical data package to representatives of the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Simulation, Training and Instrumentation...

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  • Army researchers advance human-intelligent agent teaming

    June 18, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 18, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Brain Initiative, or IEEE Brain launches a newly developed web presence to engage the scientific community in an effort to strategize scientific and engineering approaches for future effective human-artificial intelligence teaming. The...

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  • Army study quantifies changes in stress after meditation

    June 18, 2018

    ADELPHI, MD. (June 19, 2018) – For a thousand years, people have reported feeling better by meditating but there has never been a systematic study that quantified stress and how much stress changes as a direct result of meditation until now. U.S. Army Research Laboratory researchers spent a year collaborating with a team of scientists from the University...

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  • Army's robotics alliance rallies researchers

    June 15, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 15, 2018) – As part of a strategy to develop and deliver new robotics capabilities to future Soldiers, Army researchers have partnered with world-renowned experts in industry and academia. The University of Pennsylvania hosted a series of meetings in Philadelphia June 5-7 for principal investigators and researchers...

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  • MIT professor reaches out to ARL to collaborate on research

    June 15, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (June 15, 2018) - A professor from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology met recently with several Army researchers to discuss potential collaboration amongst the university's scientists and those at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory on new approaches towards energy independence and synthesis of critical materials with an emphasis...

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  • Army scientists have a blast with aluminum nanoparticles

    June 07, 2018

    ADELPHI, MD. (June 7, 2018) – Army scientists proved a decades-old prediction that mixing TNT and novel aluminum nanoparticles can significantly enhance energetic performance. This explosive discovery is expected to extend the reach of U.S. Army firepower in battle. Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Texas Tech University demonstrated...

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  • Army Research Laboratory expands industry collaboration in Northeast region

    May 31, 2018

    NEWPORT, R.I. -- A group of Army scientists pitched their patented inventions at a tech showcase hosted by Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance, or SENEDIA, on May 24 in an effort to welcome collaborative relationships that improve warfighter capabilities in the technology discovery phase. The event was the initiative of Dr. Melissa Flagg, regional...

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  • Army engineer gains work, life experience in the lab

    May 31, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (May 31, 2018) -- A U.S. Army Research Laboratory materials engineer and United States Marine Corps veteran receives his doctorate after spending more than three years working alongside some of the "best researchers in the business." Manuel Rivas is a government contractor who works on the PiezoMEMS Team within the lab's Micro and Nano Materials...

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Last Update / Reviewed: August 20, 2018