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  • Army's Institute for Creative Technologies advances research to reality

    March 23, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD (March 14, 2018) -- Soldiers, Airmen, Marines and Sailors have benefited from the research created by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and its academic partner, the Institute for Creative Technologies at the University of Southern California. The research collaborators continue to make great strides in the fields of artificial intelligence,...

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  • Army lab updates stakeholders at annual gathering

    March 22, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 22, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory welcomed more than 600 partners to its 2018 Program Formulation Meeting March 20 at the Mallette Training Facility at APG. Stakeholders from across the Army science and technology community as well as the Training and Doctrine Command attend this venue to meet with Army researchers...

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  • Army, industry partner win international machine learning competition

    March 20, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 20, 2018) – A joint effort between the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and DCS Corporation recently won the Neurally Augmented Image Labelling Strategies, or NAILS challenge, at an international machine learning research competition in Tokyo. Dr. Vernon Lawhern, ARL mathematical statistician and Amelia J. Solon, DCS...

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  • How useful might that used plastic water bottle be for the military?

    March 19, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 19, 2018) – A collaboration between the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the U.S. Marine Corps has resulted in the discovery of using waste plastics—such as water bottles, milk jugs and yogurt containers for 3-D printing parts that Soldiers may need on the battlefield. Reclaimed materials may be the next materials...

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  • Scientists mimic neural tissue in Army-funded research

    March 15, 2018

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (March 15, 2018) – U.S. Army-funded researchers at Brandeis University have discovered a process for engineering next-generation soft materials with embedded chemical networks that mimic the behavior of neural tissue. The breakthrough material may lead to autonomous soft robotics, dual sensors and actuators for soft exoskeletons,...

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  • Army's brain-like computers moving closer to cracking codes

    March 13, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 13, 2018) – U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientists have discovered a way to leverage emerging brain-like computer architectures for an age-old number-theoretic problem known as integer factorization. By mimicking the brain functions of mammals in computing, Army scientists are opening up a new solution space that...

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  • Army launches new SHARP education and training tools

    March 12, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 5, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Institute for Creative Technologies at the University of Southern California recently launched new training applications to support the U.S. Army's sexual harassment/assault response and prevention, or SHARP program. The Emergent Leader Immersive Training Environment...

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  • Social sensing emerges as a tool for Army leaders

    March 05, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (March 5, 2018) – Army and university scientists are turning to problems with social media to create social sensing as a scientific discipline. For the Army in particular, this emerging science space, they say, will better help commanders assess and comprehend the accuracy and true meaning of information on the battlefield. "Humans are...

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  • Army scientists help robots understand humans with board game idea

    February 28, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Feb. 28, 2018) -- Information scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Michigan have borrowed from the popular game "20 Questions," to make an important step towards helping robots maintain continuous and purposeful conversation with humans. They have developed an optimal strategy for asking a series of yes/no questions...

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  • Army Research Laboratory inducts newest senior executive

    February 27, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Feb. 27, 2018) – The U.S. Army inducted the newest member to its Senior Executive Service today during a ceremony at the Adelphi Laboratory Center. Cynthia (Cindy) M. Bedell, director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Computational and Information Sciences Directorate, took the oath of office during an SES pinning and induction ceremony...

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  • Army Research Laboratory names new vehicle technology director

    February 23, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Feb. 23, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory selected a new director for its Vehicle Technology Directorate, a 120-person operation that pursues mobility-related science and technology. The lab named Dr. Jaret C. Riddick to lead its science and technology efforts to develop advanced capabilities and improved reliability for...

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  • Army researchers are after cost-effective safer, lighter batteries

    February 21, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (Feb. 21, 2018) -- Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Georgia Institute of Technology are focused on the development of batteries that improve the safety and energy density of ones currently found on the battlefield. The joint modeling and experimental work reports on the progress towards the discovery of novel solid state...

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Last Update / Reviewed: October 21, 2018