Life Sciences

As more military service members report hearing loss, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) is hosting nationwide experts on how to combat the issue. Sponsored by ONR’s Warfighter Performance Department, and coinciding with Better Hearing and Speech Month, the meeting …
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Weight, hinge design, and the assistive power of a quasi-passive exoskeleton were studied at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center to see how these factors affect the way an individual walks. The study, done in conjunction …
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If you ask random strangers, “What is the most important organ in the human body?” many people would say the heart and lungs, but most probably would say the brain. The brain’s role is central in our lives, but it …
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A system developed by researchers at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate, would help bring water to soldiers in the field, either cool or heat it, and then keep it that way …
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A program managed by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to get ahead of epidemic outbreaks has led to the deployment of new healthcare monitoring and information collection technology in South America and Africa. Building off of an original project …
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U.S. Army scientists are developing new technologies, including smartphones that detect and identify chemical and biological agents, to empower soldiers. Dr. Calvin Chue, a research biologist with the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, or RDECOM, is focused on …
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The Defense Department is working with U.S. cities and countries around the world to enhance capabilities needed to detect and track a range of natural or intentional global disease outbreaks. Biosurveillance involves using experts and a range of technologies to …
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A team of highly qualified sailors here are currently maintaining the vital process of nanofiltration that enables groundwater from Parwan province to be utilized in the day-to-day operations of the Detention Facility in Parwan. Chief Petty Officer Andrew Anderson, supply …
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