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DARPA Offers CLARITY of the Mind 600X350

WE SEE BRAINS: A new protocol, funded in part by DARPA’s Neuro-FAST program, accelerates and simplifies 3-D analysis of brain structures.
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The practice of “mindfulness, or being in the moment,” using age-old meditation practices offers a way to relieve stress for service members.
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Synthetic biologist Jeff Tabor is working with the Navy create an edible probiotic bacterium that can help protect sailors and marines from obesity and depression!
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the Gelman 600X350

Made up of synthetic bones and soft tissue, the GelMan surrogates help NRL scientists understand how helmets and armor protect our real heroes in uniform.
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Killer whales and other marine mammals likely hear sonar signals more than we’ve known. Which is interesting news, since the Navy uses sonar for many missions!
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Government scientists are highlighting two methods to increase the utility of single domain antibodies by studying the heavy chain antibodies found in camels and llamas.
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Deadly Marburg Virus 600X350

Military medical research laboratory scientists demonstrated the effectiveness of a small-molecule drug in protecting nonhuman primates from the lethal Marburg virus.
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Using geographic information system modeling, Air Force Capt. Jameson Voss, MD, found obesity was less common at high altitude.
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