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  • Army researcher promotes cooperation between humans, autonomous machines

    November 12, 2019

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Nov. 12, 2019) - The trust between humans and autonomous machines is a top priority for Army researchers -- as machines become integral to society, it is critical to understand the impact on human decision-making. Dr. Celso M. de Melo, a computer scientist from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research...

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  • New battery could provide substantial power to Soldiers without risk of fire

    November 07, 2019

    ADELPHI, MD (Nov. 6, 2019) -- Army scientists and their partners at the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory have developed a high-energy aqueous lithium-ion battery that won't catch fire no matter how damaged it becomes. These new batteries continue to operate in conditions where traditional batteries fail. Lithium-ion batteries...

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  • Wall-penetrating radar wins grand prize in Army competition for small businesses

    October 25, 2019

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Oct. 25, 2019) -- The U.S. Army announced the winner of the second Expeditionary Technology Search competition, known as xTechSearch, Oct. 16, 2019. Officials announced the grand prize at the 2019 Association of the United States Army meeting in Washington, D.C. Lumineye, based out of Boise, Idaho, took the top prize of $250,000...

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  • Army researchers make progress on more efficient battlefield power re-supply

    October 25, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 25, 2019) -- When a new, exciting material is discovered, researchers at the Army's corporate research laboratory ask, "What can it do for the Army and the Soldier?" This was exactly the case when researchers discovered a set of properties called ferroelectricity in materials based on hafnium oxide in 2011, which has led to research that...

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  • Army researchers take innovative approach to cybersecurity

    October 24, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 24, 2019) -- Army researchers are taking an innovative approach to cybersecurity that will assist Soldiers in more effectively protecting information in resource-constrained environments. The15th International Workshop on Mining and Learning with Graphs, an event focused on developing techniques that effectively mine and learn from networked...

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  • Army researchers, alliance partners make advances in protection materials

    October 24, 2019

    TOWSON, Md. (Oct. 23, 2019) -- The Materials in Extreme Dynamic Environments Collaborative Research Alliance, or MEDE CRA, conducted its annual fall meeting Oct. 17. During the meeting, the group showcased research accomplishments for new protection materials, as well as new computational design codes and tools for armor applications. Johns Hopkins University...

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  • U.S. Army advances robotics research

    October 22, 2019

    PITTSBURGH (Oct. 21, 2019) -- The U.S. Army is advancing robotics technology with the goal of creating teammates for future American Soldiers. At the National Robotics Engineering Center, the Army, and its academic and industry partners, showcased the technology they've been developing for the past 10 years. The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's...

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  • Engineered viruses could protect Soldiers, fight antibiotic resistance

    October 09, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (Oct. 9, 2019) -- Antibiotic resistance is a one of the world's most pressing public health problems. Scientists working on an Army project have developed a new weapon to combat super-bugs, which could protect Soldiers and fight resistance. Bacteriophage, a virus that infects and replicates within bacteria, kill bacteria through...

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  • Army bio-inspired theoretical research may make robots more effective on the future battlefield

    October 08, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 8, 2019) -- In an effort to make robots more effective and versatile teammates for Soldiers in combat, Army researchers are on a mission to understand the value of the molecular living functionality of muscle, and the fundamental mechanics that would need to be replicated in order to artificially achieve the capabilities arising from the proteins...

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  • Army researchers test human-like robots

    October 04, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 3, 2019) -- Army researchers tested ground robots performing military-style exercises, much like Soldier counterparts, at a robotics testing site in Pennsylvania recently as part of a 10-year research project designed to push the research boundaries in robotics and autonomy. RoMan, short for Robotic Manipulator, is a tracked robot that...

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  • Visiting professor collaborates with researchers on artificial muscles

    October 03, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 3, 2019) -- The Army's corporate research laboratory recently hosted a professor from Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering to collaborate on chemically-powered artificial muscles for the future Soldier. Professor Daniel Hallinan spent 10 weeks at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army...

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  • Army researchers share innovative projects, insights at early career symposium

    October 02, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 2, 2019) -- The U.S. Army's corporate research laboratory recently held its annual Postdoc and Early Career Research Symposium, highlighting the impactful work of postdocs and early career researchers who are driving foundational research for future Army needs. The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory's...

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Last Update / Reviewed: November 15, 2019