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  • Army-sponsored research used to produce first-of-its kind models of a president

    June 26, 2014

    The University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT) was part of a Smithsonian-led team that created 3-D portraits of President Barack Obama. The portraits include a digital and 3-D printed bust and life mask. Both were on display at the first ever White House Maker Faire on June 18. The team scanned the President earlier this...

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  • Connect the dots

    June 25, 2014

    Champ was the majestic canine in the picture sitting, his dark ears erect, and eyes focused on his master, awaiting the next command. The vivid image that Stephen Lee presented of the dog that saved his friend's life was the driving force behind his exploring enhancements for Military Working Dogs supporting Soldiers in harm's way. In Valeri Lantz-Gefroh's...

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  • ARL librarian recognized with 2014 Davis McCarn Technology Award

    June 23, 2014

    The Citizens for Maryland Libraries, a state-wide organization of library trustees and professional librarians, recently recognized ARL Librarian and Harford County Library Board of Trustees Chairman Louise LeTendre with the 2014 Davis McCarn Technology Award for "quality technology-based information services to public libraries, schools, local government and...

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    ARL librarian recognized with 2014 Davis McCarn Technology Award
     
  • Samantha Wallace receives doctorate in electrical engineering

    June 20, 2014

    Earlier this year, Samantha Wallace from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate presented her dissertation research to students, faculty, staff and alumni from Morgan State University at the University's 4th annual "Innovation Day" celebration that was held at the Miller Senate Office Building in Annapolis, Md. Last...

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    Samantha Wallace receives doctorate in electrical engineering
     
  • ARL leads by example

    June 19, 2014

    Leadership from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory joined hundreds of entrepreneurs and business leaders at the InvestMaryland Challenge finale awards ceremony held on May 19 at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Md. for the announcement of the State's InvestMaryland Challenge winners. Launched in 2012, IMC is a state sponsored business competition that solicits...

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  • In honor of the Army's 239th birthday - meet Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wooldridge

    June 16, 2014

    Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wooldridge is the project noncommissioned officer responsible for human factors engineering and MANPRINT support for infantry systems at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate, Fort Benning, Ga. Field Element. Wooldridge joined the Army in June of 1990 and has traveled to many locations throughout...

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    In honor of the Army's 239th birthday - meet Sgt. 1st Class Robert Wooldridge
     
  • Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology Collaborative Technology Alliance

    June 13, 2014

    A small team of elite Special Forces operators must hunt down a highly sought after terrorist leader. This terrorist has taken refuge in an urban environment that offers concealment behind an array of structures, walls and other obstacles. In today's Army, this type of scenario may expose Soldiers to a very high level of risk while attempting to locate,...

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  • ARL participates in new regional nanoeducation hub; community college students benefit

    June 11, 2014

    A new University of Maryland Baltimore College program is teaming with Army and other area universities to offer college students in pursuit of associate degrees internships in nanotechnology paying stipends that compete with major four-year, and Ivy League schools. This initiative took its cue, in part, from a national push to increase America's pipeline...

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  • ARL's development of a first-of-its kind phase-coherent fiber laser array system a key to the success of DARPA's Excalibur program

    June 09, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Computational and Information Science Directorate's Intelligent Optics Team, and partners, recently developed, engineered, demonstrated and delivered the world's first known working Adaptive Phase Coherent Fiber Laser Array system, which will better enable Soldiers' directed energy weapons and laser communication systems on...

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    ARL's development of a first-of-its kind phase-coherent fiber laser array system a key to the success of DARPA's Excalibur program
     
  • Mindfulness study leads to 'Second Life' stress reduction

    June 05, 2014

    Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that focuses the mind on each slow and deliberate movement of the body. The martial artist feels deep breaths rising and falling from his chest with every pose. Feeling the present like a Tai Chi master is growing in popularity as a way to gain mental clarity. The practice of "mindfulness, or being in the moment,"...

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    Mindfulness study leads to 'Second Life' stress reduction
     
  • ARL develops and evaluates "hands-free, eyes-free and mind-free" methods to aid Soldiers

    June 02, 2014

    Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate continue to develop and evaluate methods for navigation and communication that are "hands-free, eyes-free and mind-free" to aid Soldiers in the field. Soldiers wear a lightweight belt around their torso, containing miniature haptic technology. The belt provides vibratory...

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  • ARO-sponsored Bite Sleeve Project Wins Best Overall Project at NC State Competition

    May 29, 2014

    A U.S. Army Research Laboratory Army Research Office-supported Senior Design Project for a new bite sleeve for military working dog and police dog training recently won Best Overall Project at North Carolina State University's Senior Design Day Competition. The ARO project, mentored by ARL Fellow Dr. Stephen Lee and Paul Reid, supported the development...

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Last Update / Reviewed: August 28, 2014