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  • Army researcher gets creative to help hurricane victims

    October 13, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Oct. 11, 2017) – In response to recent natural disasters, an Army researcher found a creative way to help out. Dr. Latha Nataraj, an engineering materials researcher with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Vehicle Technology Directorate, is also an accomplished artist and musician. By donating her works of art and CDs...

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  • Army scientist's new book could aid future urban warfare strategy

    October 12, 2017

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (Oct. 12, 2017) -- A U.S. Army Research Laboratory scientist recently published a book that has the potential to aid future urban warfare understanding and strategy. Dr. Bruce J. West, senior scientist of mathematics and information science at ARL's U.S. Army Research Office and ARL Fellow, published the book titled "Nature's...

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  • Army finds promise in durable material for future Soldier combat helmets

    October 11, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 10, 2017) -- Army and MIT researchers advanced a unique experimental device to better test the durability of high performance and robust polymeric materials that appear to strengthen themselves under attack by rapid impact. The Army Research Laboratory's Dr. Alex Hsieh, along with Prof. Keith A. Nelson, Dr. David Veysset and Dr. Steven...

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  • Battlefield internet technologies, interconnected robots focus of new Army programs

    October 10, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 10, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently announced the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Pennsylvania as lead research organizations for two enterprise research programs that will address challenges the military faces in internet-connected, robot-rich congested and contested battlefields. Through...

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  • Army Research Lab achieves major milestone in quantum research

    October 09, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 9, 2017) -- Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory recently achieved a major milestone for the lab's efforts in quantum information and computation. Physicist Dr. Qudsia Quraishi, who works in the lab's Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate, and University of Maryland postdoctoral researcher Dr. James Siverns and graduate student...

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  • Deputy commanding general visits laboratory

    October 06, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Oct. 6, 2017) — The deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, or RDECOM, met with officials, scientists and engineers while touring Army Research Laboratory facilities at APG, Oct. 5, 2017. Brig. Gen. Anthony (Tony) Potts, assumed his role as RDECOM deputy commanding general and...

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  • Army-funded research produces shortest light pulse ever developed

    October 04, 2017

    ORLANDO, Fla. (Oct. 4, 2017) -- Researchers at the University of Central Florida have generated what is being deemed the fastest light pulse ever developed. The 53-attosecond pulse, obtained by Professor Zenhgu Chang, UCF trustee chair and professor in the Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers, College of Optics and Photonics, and Department...

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  • ARL South partnerships advance Army research

    October 02, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Oct. 1, 2017) – The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the bioeffects division of U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory met at the Tri-Service Research Laboratory on Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to discuss joint capabilities that better support Army research, Sept. 14. Heidi Maupin, ARL South regional director...

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  • Virtual reality helps veterans prepare for new jobs

    September 25, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Sept. 21, 2017) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and its partners recently developed a new way for veterans to seek employment. The Virtual Training Agent for Veterans, or VITA4VETS, is a virtual simulation practice system designed to build job interviewing competence and confidence, while reducing anxiety. Although Army...

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  • STEAM: Spike Time Encoded Addressable Memory

    September 22, 2017

    Computing architectures are on the cusp of a fundamental shift towards concurrency, as sequential models struggle to process large amounts of data in real time [1]. Alongside this shift, neural-inspired computing architectures designed to operate within size, weight, and power, or SwaP, constrained environments, have begun to emerge. Such massively parallel...

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  • New Army models predict number of cyberattacks that pierce company networks

    September 19, 2017

    ADELPHI, Md. (Sept. 20, 2017) -- A new study from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory presents evidence that the number of cyber intrusions can be predicted, particularly when analysts are already observing activities on a company or government organization's computer network. Researchers say new models that predict the number of intrusions would be of significant...

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  • Army scientists discover power in urine

    September 12, 2017

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Sept. 12, 2017) -- Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory observed an unexpected result when combining urine with a newly engineered nano-powder based on aluminum. It instantly releases hydrogen from the urine at much higher rate than with ordinary water. The research team announced earlier this summer that a nano-galvanic...

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