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  • The Promise of Pads

    August 06, 2014

    New Army studies of the padding inside combat helmets are expected to reveal new insights on ways to prevent shock waves from a detonated improvised explosive device, for example, from damaging Soldiers' brains. Army scientists say not enough information exists to determine the degree to which shock waves move past combat helmets' outer shells and padding,...

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  • New synthetic bones help Army scientists get closer to new 'brain' defenses against blast waves

    August 04, 2014

    Shock waves from battlefield explosions are invisible threats for U.S. Soldiers and their top-of-the-line combat helmets, but with new studies in synthetic human physiology, researchers are learning how to lessen blast wave effects on the brain. Exactly how, and to what degree, these waves cause brain damage is what the U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists...

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  • ARL's neuroscience program successful example of Open Campus concept

    August 01, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently initiated an Open Campus pilot program at its Adelphi, Md., campus to foster better collaboration across industry, academia, and government. ARL's Open Campus program plans to lead to the continuous flow of people and ideas to ensure transformative scientific discovery, innovation, and transition that are critical to...

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  • Dr. Joshua Rubinstein takes over as team lead for HRED's Visual Perception and Target Acquisition Research group

    July 30, 2014

    Dr. Joshua Rubinstein recently became the new team lead for the Visual Perception and Target Acquisition Research group at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate's Perceptual Sciences Branch. Rubinstein, who is a research psychologist, has been working for ARL for just over two years. Prior to coming to Aberdeen Proving...

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    Dr. Joshua Rubinstein takes over as team lead for HRED's Visual Perception and Target Acquisition Research group
     
  • RDECOM Director presents West with 2012 Presidential Rank Award

    July 28, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Director Mr. Dale A. Ormond recently presented a 2012 Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Senior Professional to the Army Research Laboratory's Dr. Bruce J. West, senior scientist of mathematics and information science at ARL's Army Research Office and ARL Fellow, at the laboratory's Adelphi Laboratory...

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  • Underwater Robotics

    July 25, 2014

    Summertime for kids is supposed to be about relaxing, vacations and having fun with family and friends away from school, but for 22 teams of students from across Maryland, summer fun took on a new meaning during the fifth-annual SeaPerch Underwater Robotics Competition held June 21 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. SeaPerch is a challenging and innovative...

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  • Open Campus initiative fosters rewarding experience for guest researcher

    July 23, 2014

    The Army Research Laboratory's new Open Campus initiative is opening doors for researchers across the globe to collaborate with some of the Army's most talented scientists and engineers in research endeavors critical to our nation. Dr. Kainam Thomas Wong, an associate professor from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, recently spent a month's time conducting...

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  • ARL researcher goes to Yale to speak about human collaboration with intelligent agents

    July 21, 2014

    Dr. Jessie Chen from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate in Orlando, Fla., recently spoke to leading researchers in emotion science and social robotics with Department of Defense scientific leaders and Yale University students in the area of intelligent autonomous systems. The symposium/exchange provided a forum to discuss...

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  • New CT scanner finds diverse, important uses at ARL

    July 18, 2014

    Turning a now-standard tool for medical diagnostics and therapeutics to a host of new applications, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate recently acquired a "turn-key" computed tomography scanner system with funds from the Joint Trauma Analysis and Prevention of Injury in Combat program, or JTAPIC. Because it is in...

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  • ARL says farewell to Col. Clarke

    July 16, 2014

    ARL director Dr. Thomas P. Russell conducted a retirement ceremony for Army Col. Matthew T. Clarke, commander of the Simulation and Training Technology Center in Orlando, Fla., on July 2, 2014. Clarke served in the Army for nearly 30 years and spent the last two at the STTC. He also served as the acting military deputy for ARL and the acting director of the...

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  • ARL's Rahul Gupta named ASME fellow

    July 14, 2014

    Dr. Rahul Gupta, an expert in blast-dynamic effect on structures and development of blast-resistant/energy-absorbing structures at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, was named a Fellow with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers last week. Founded in 1880, ASME is "a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing,...

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  • Junior Solar Sprint competition ends in dramatic finish

    July 11, 2014

    Get ready, get set, and go! It was a dramatic finish to the end between the nine teams of solar powered model cars competing for the championship win during the inaugural Junior Solar Sprint competition held on Saturday, June 7 at the STEM Education and Outreach Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. The JSS is a nationwide competition funded by the Army...

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Last Update / Reviewed: October 30, 2014