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  • Army scientists demonstrate rapid detection of nerve agents

    September 04, 2012

    Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) are exploring ways to quickly alert Soldiers to deadly gaseous nerve agents in the air using a new approach termed multi-wavelength photoacoustics. Dr. Kristan Gurton, an experimental physicist in the Battlefield Environment Division (BED), Computational and Information Sciences Directorate at ARL , recognized...

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    Army scientists demonstrate rapid detection of nerve agents
     
  • 2012 ARL Summer Student Symposium a huge success

    August 30, 2012

    The sixth annual U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Summer Student Symposium was recently held at the Adelphi Laboratory Center. Thirteen finalists, eight undergraduate and five graduate students, presented their summer research projects to an audience that included ARL Acting Director Dr. John Pellegrino and the ARL Fellows, who also judged the competition....

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    2012 ARL Summer Student Symposium a huge success
     
  • Safety Office: Yes you can, and here's how you do it safely

    August 28, 2012

    Col. John Shanklin, military deputy, U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), provided opening remarks at the annual safety stand down meeting that was held at Aberdeen Proving Ground in July. He reminded everyone in attendance that they are all safety officers, and that they should be vigilant for one another's safety and well being. At the meeting, Robb Altenburg,...

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  • USMA cadets get adventures in autonomous manipulation and mobility

    August 27, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Autonomous Systems Division of the Vehicle Technology Directorate (VTD) recently sponsored two U.S. Military Academy cadets for three weeks as part of their Academic Individual Advancement Development (AIAD). For more than 12 years, Raymond Von Wahlde, VTD, has mentored students from the academy on AIAD topics by providing...

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    USMA cadets get adventures in autonomous manipulation and mobility
     
  • Pike's military experience helps give support to STTC's medical simulation research

    August 24, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory employs people with a wide variety of backgrounds and several of these employees have either spent time in the military or are currently members of the Reserves or National Guard. Bill Pike, who is a science and technology manager at the Human Research and Engineering Directorate, Simulation and Training Technology Center...

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    Pike's military experience helps give support to STTC's medical simulation research
     
  • Military science's gift to medicine: ARL, MIT development of the "perfect mirror" revolutionizes approaches to neurosurgery

    August 23, 2012

    Last November, Alex Foley was about six months outside of graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy when an officer's medical review revealed a tumor growing on the nerve that connected his ear to his brain. It's a fairly rare condition; national studies report only 20 or so of every million are diagnosed a year with it. Most people don't realize they have...

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  • New Technology and Communication Capabilities Bring New Challenges

    August 21, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate (HRED) recently conducted a usability evaluation of the new planning functionality that has been implemented in automated communications engineering software (ACES). ACES is real-time, tactical network and planning software. Five experienced ACES radio operators from the signal...

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  • Army invests $120M in basic research to exploit new materials

    August 20, 2012

    Materials by design partnerships poised to revolutionize the speed of developing Soldiers' equipment from body armor to batteries As the nation looks to ways to double the speed and reduce the cost of new advanced materials, recent advances have brought it closer to realizing this ability than ever before. The Army's already robust materials science research...

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    Army invests $120M in basic research to exploit new materials
     
  • Simulation and Training Technology Center Welcomes Incoming Commander

    August 16, 2012

    ORLANDO, FL - The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Simulation and Training Technology Center (STTC) welcomed incoming commander Col. Matthew T. Clarke and his family during an assumption of responsibility in June. Clarke, a Massachusetts native, received a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a commission...

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  • ARL hosts visit for Meyerhoff Scholars Program students

    August 15, 2012

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Ground hosted a visit on June 21 for 30 Meyerhoff Scholars Program freshmen from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The Meyerhoff Scholars Program, according to its website, has been at the forefront of efforts to increase diversity among future leaders in science, engineering, and related...

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  • Success by Design:
    Multiscale modeling research seeks atom-to-application understanding of materials

    August 14, 2012

    At the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), scientists and engineers have been studying how they can make higher performance materials for Soldiers at lighter weights. Army researchers want to enhance Soldiers' battlefield effectiveness without placing an extra load on their backs. The challenge has led to the ARL Enterprise for Multiscale Research of...

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    Success by Design:  Multiscale modeling research seeks atom-to-application understanding of materials
     
  • Great Minds in STEM honors Leticia Pacheco

    August 13, 2012

    Dr. Leticia Pacheco from the Human Research and Engineering Directorate's (HRED) Fort Bliss Field Element in Texas is recognized by Great Minds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for her achievements and dedication towards protecting and serving the nation. Pacheco will receive her award at the 24th annual Hispanic Engineer National...

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