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  • Two ARL researchers judge tri-service 52nd National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

    May 19, 2014

    Dr. Asha Hall, a material research scientist in the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Vehicle Technology Directorate, and Dr. Claire Brennan, materials engineer in the Ceramic and Transparent Materials Branch of the Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, judged the 52nd National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS), on the first two days of the...

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  • Insect inspired technology seeks to extend Soldiers' situational awareness on the battlefield

    May 16, 2014

    Soldiers' missions frequently lead them to locations where they must assess the status of structures and where the presence of threats is not immediately known or easily detectable. These threats include ambushes and chemical and biological threats that could be lurking around every corner. Current technology assists Soldiers in detecting these possible...

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  • Department of Homeland Security Under Secretary visits ARL in Orlando

    May 12, 2014

    Orlando - Dr. Daniel Gerstein, under secretary for science and technology for the Department of Homeland Security, recently visited ARL-Orlando, which is part of the laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate and is responsible for simulation and training technology research. Dr. Gerstein was introduced to the unique relationships within Team...

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  • MANPRINT program focuses on integrating human element

    May 06, 2014

    Practitioners throughout the MANPRINT community gathered in Alexandria, Va., recently for a workshop that was held to further professional coordination and collaboration among specialists in manpower, personnel capabilities, training, human factors engineering, system safety, health hazards and Soldier survivability. Attendees were from government, industry...

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  • ARL employees to be recognized at 2014 Excellence in Federal Career Awards

    April 30, 2014

    U.S. Army Research Laboratory employees will be recognized during the 2014 Excellence in Federal Career Awards Luncheon and Ceremony, May 2, in Baltimore for excellence in job performance. The event is being held in conjunction with Public Service Week, which honors and recognizes the accomplishments and outstanding job performance, heroism and volunteerism...

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  • SEDD scientist represents the lab with White House recognition for PiezoMEMS

    April 28, 2014

    Ronald Polcawich's first chemistry test in high school was "eye-opening." He still remembers the disappointment he experienced that day with a class of his peers, many of whom failed the test in Morgan Hezlep's class at Thomas Jefferson High School. He and two of his chemistry classmates, who remained connected after they had left the small West Jefferson...

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  • Legacy of pushing scientific boundaries lands ARL as key contributor in forecasting future warrior needs

    April 24, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's prototype exoskeleton, the Vertical Load Offset System or VLOS, could one day lead to new helmet technology that displaces the static load of the helmet onto the shoulders and enables the Soldier to tolerate much higher levels of protection and device capability. It's being considered as a candidate technology for the...

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  • ARL publishes technical strategy for 2015-2035

    April 23, 2014

    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory released today its overarching technical strategy, envisioned to support Strategic Land Power Dominance for the Army of 2030 and beyond. The overarching goal of the ARL Technical Strategy is to provide the vision, key technical focus areas, and principal transition pathways which are essential in assuring the continued strategic...

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  • New NSRDEC acting director 'hit the ground running'

    April 21, 2014

    NATICK, Mass. (April 9, 2014) -- In just her second full week as acting director of the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Dr. Laurel Allender was already hopping a work-related flight. Jokingly referring to it as "a TDY within a TDY," Allender was off to Washington, D.C., having accepted an invitation to attend the "Third District...

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  • Shaping Army Acquisitions

    April 10, 2014

    Dr. Gabriella Larkin has worked for the U.S. Army Research Laboratory for more than five years as a research psychologist. She began her career in the Translational Neuroscience Branch of ARL's Human Research and Engineering Directorate at Aberdeen Proving Ground and transferred to the weapons branch a year later. In October 2013, Larkin took a developmental...

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  • Visiting ARL scientist makes ground breaking discoveries in emerging technology

    April 07, 2014

    Efficient energy production is a perennial challenge facing the Army. Recent work at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Adelphi Laboratory Center may provide a means to meet that challenge in the form of a thermionic engine. Calculations show this device can produce an output of one kilowatt at 20 percent or higher efficiency, and would be roughly the length...

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  • Military Working Dog Science and Technology

    April 02, 2014

    In this edition of the ARL Fellow's Corner, Dr. Stephen Lee, ARL senior researcher, discusses the science behind the military working dog. He briefly discusses the history of the domestic dog in supporting armies throughout the world and their current uses by the U.S. military today. Dr. Lee further discusses how researchers, treating the handler and Military...

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Last Update / Reviewed: August 21, 2014