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  • Army discovery opens path to safer batteries

    May 08, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (May 8, 2019) -- Soldiers carrying 15-25 pounds of batteries could carry batteries a fraction of the weight but with the same energy and improved safety, a new study shows. In the latest issue of the journal Nature, researchers at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory...

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  • Army launches xTechSearch 3.0 to continue its search for next generation technology

    May 02, 2019

    WASHINGTON (May 2, 2019) -- The U.S. Army launched its third cohort of the expeditionary technology search competition, known as xTechSearch 3.0, as a catalyst to engage with the non-defense traditional small business sector, to drive American innovation for Army challenges and spur economic growth. xTechSearch 3.0 continues its highly successful trajectory...

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  • Army pushes for higher speeds in future tiltrotor aircraft

    May 01, 2019

    HAMPTON, Va. (May 2, 2019) -- The U.S. Army is developing a new wind-tunnel testbed that will help future tiltrotor aircraft attain higher speeds, improved stability and enhanced safety. At a massive wind tunnel at NASA Langley Research Center, Army researchers are readying a unique tiltrotor model to support analysis and design of advanced tiltrotor aircraft,...

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  • Army research may be used to treat cancer, heal combat wounds

    May 01, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (May 1, 2019) -- Army research is the first to develop computational models using a microbiology procedure that may be used to improve novel cancer treatments and treat combat wounds. Using the technique, known as electroporation, an electrical field is applied to cells in order to increase the permeability of the cell membrane,...

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  • DOD showcases innovative technologies at 2019 Lab Day

    May 01, 2019

    WASHINGTON (May 2, 2019) -- Scientists and engineers from research laboratories across the Department of Defense showcased innovative technologies at the Pentagon April 25 at its 2019 DOD Lab Day. Officials created the event as an opportunity for the science and technology communities to highlight and display the groundbreaking work developed throughout the...

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  • Wearable sensors could leverage biotechnology to monitor personal, environmental data

    April 30, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 30, 2019) -- In an effort to enhance Soldier lethality, Army researchers are developing biorecognition receptors capable of consistent performance in multi-domain environments with the ability to collect real-time assessments of Soldier health and performance. "The Army will need to be more adaptive, more expeditionary and have a near-zero...

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  • Army selects senior research scientist for terminal ballistics

    April 29, 2019

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 29, 2019) -- The U.S. Army recently announced the selection of a new senior research scientist for terminal ballistics. Dr. Scott E. Schoenfeld assumed the position March 17. He previously served as the senior scientist for the Lethality and Protection Sciences Campaign, chief of Armor Mechanics and chief of Impact Physics...

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  • Students taste the science behind Meals Ready-to-Eat

    April 29, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (April 29, 2019) - The U.S. Army demonstrated the science and engineering behind Meals Ready-to-Eat, also known as MREs, for 150 underrepresented minorities, girls and low-income middle and high school students across North Carolina. The event was, a partnership between the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's...

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  • Smart materials just got smarter

    April 26, 2019

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 26, 2019) -- How is it smart materials are getting smarter? That is what scientists are discovering. Army and Naval scientists have demonstrated a new class of solid-state phase change material for thermal energy storage, with applications and immediate impact ranging from large-scale power generation to the suppression of thermal transients...

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  • Army honors Rutgers University-Camden professor with Early Career Award

    April 25, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (April 25, 2019) -- The U.S. Army selected a chemistry professor at Rutgers University-Camden to receive an Early Career Award for scientists and engineers to study designer cell-like compartments that could lead to new diagnostic devices or ways of generating bioenergy. The award recognizes researchers who pursue innovative...

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  • Army selects new leader for investments in innovative science

    April 24, 2019

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (April 24, 2019) -- The U.S. Army selected Dr. Barton H. Halpern as director of the Army Research Office. Halpern will lead an organization of more than 100 staff members, scientists and engineers who manage the Army's extramural research program to create new and innovative scientific discoveries that will enable crucial future...

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  • Army publishes new findings to support Soldier training

    April 23, 2019

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 23, 2019) -- Researchers recently demonstrated that people's attitudes about avoiding negative outcomes versus achieving positive outcomes is related to how their performance changes in response to gamified feedback during simulation-based training exercises. The research took place at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities...

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Last Update / Reviewed: July 17, 2019