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  • Army selects semi-finalists in small businesses competition

    August 29, 2019

    ADELPHI, MD. (August 29, 2019) - This month, the U.S. Army held a series of pitches to find the best ideas from small businesses to apply them to Army challenges. The third Expeditionary Technology Search competition, more commonly referred to as xTechSearch 3.0, is a catalyst to engage with the non-traditional small-business sector, drive innovation and...

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  • Army scientists discover a new way for robots to exchange directed messages

    August 28, 2019

    ADELPHI, MD. (August 29, 2019) -- Military robots of the future will provide a wireless, reliable, and stealthy communication capability for Soldiers using new technology pioneered by Army researchers. Scientists at the U.S. Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory, developed a novel approach...

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  • Scientists build a synthetic cell system to improve wound treatment, drug delivery for Soldiers

    August 22, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (August 22, 2019) - For the first time, scientists built a synthetic biologic system with compartments like real cells. This Army project at the University of Massachusetts Amherst could lead to materials that provide new avenues to deliver medicine, treat wounds and purify water for Soldiers. The Army Research Office, an element...

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  • Revolutionary way to bend metals could lead to stronger military vehicles

    August 12, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (Aug. 12, 2019) -- A U.S. Army project discovery upends previous notions about how metals deform and could help guide the creation of stronger, more durable materials for military vehicles. For nearly 100 years, scientists thought they understood everything there was to know about how metals bend. They were wrong. Materials...

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  • Laboratory intern earns Goldwater Scholarship

    August 12, 2019

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Aug. 7, 2019) -- An Army intern has received the nation's premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering. Nikita Kozak, an intern with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory, is an Iowa State junior pursuing a mechanical engineering major. Kozak is...

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  • Innovative AI system could help make Army fuel cells more efficient

    August 06, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (Aug. 6, 2019) - As part of an effort to address the gap the U.S. Army faces in the need for long-lasting power and batteries for warfighters, the Army Research Office funded a research team who developed an artificial intelligence system that officials say identifies a promising material for creating more efficient fuel cells. Researchers...

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  • Army innovators join forces at science-concept workshop

    August 05, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (Aug. 5, 2019) -- In order to maintain overmatch on the ever-changing battlefield, the Army and Soldiers of the future will need innovative science and technology that extends beyond the bounds of what exists today. To foster this innovation, the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Task Force Ignite designed a science-concept...

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  • Army-funded researchers earn top scientific honors

    August 01, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (Aug. 1, 2019) -- U.S. Army-funded researchers working on a project to extract information from data sensing and processing earned top scientific honors. Dr. Vahid Tarokh, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Duke University was named to the National Academy of Engineering, and Dr. Alfred O. Hero, III, a professor...

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  • Filling in the Blanks: Deep learning may help the Army make sense of weak, corrupted signals

    July 30, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (July 30, 2019) - Scientists at the U.S. Army's corporate research laboratory are developing a new algorithm that could improve image and audio identification for intelligence gathering on the battlefield. U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory scientist Dr. Michael S. Lee and co-workers are developing a deep-learning...

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  • New model identifies most efficient logistics for military operations

    July 25, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (July 25, 2019) -- Military deployments to environments lacking basic infrastructure - whether humanitarian missions or combat operations - involve extensive logistical planning. As part of a research project for the U.S. Army, researchers at North Carolina State University designed a model to help military leaders better account...

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  • Army project may advance quantum materials, efficient communication networks

    July 24, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (July 24, 2019) -- A U.S. Army project exploring novel applications of superconducting resonators has discovered these systems may be used to simulate quantum materials impossible to otherwise fabricate. Additionally, they may provide insights to open and fundamental questions in quantum mechanics and gravity. Scientists at Princeton...

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  • To prevent another world war, researcher suggests changing how we think

    July 23, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (July 23, 2019) -- Is another world war inevitable? A U.S. Army researcher studying complex phenomena says yes, unless people stop thinking in terms of either/or outcomes. Dr. Bruce West, a senior scientist at the Army Research Office, an element of U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory,...

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    To prevent another world war, researcher suggests changing how we think
     
 
 

Last Update / Reviewed: November 15, 2019