Life Sciences

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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Christopher Doona fights unseen enemies each day in his job at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center. Doona, a civilian senior research chemist with NSRDEC’s Materials and Defense Sciences Division, uses the tools of science to do battle …
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Problem?  Send in the R.O.U.S.s!  No, not the ones from the Fire Swamp. A rat may never be man’s best friend, but the Rugged Automated Training System research sponsored by scientists with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, in collaboration with …
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Pandemic. Even the word conjures up strong feelings and emotions (and, in some cases, dramatic film representations of what it would be like to have to survive such a thing).  As overall human activity pushes ever further into previously undeveloped …
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The computer age has dramatically impacted the practice of medicine.  No matter what specialty of health care you look to, technology has enabled new tools to support the work of providers and facilitate the healing of patients. Behavioral health is …
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What is the true measure of today’s soldier? If the question were philosophical, the answer could stir some debate. From a physical standpoint, however, Dr. Claire Gordon and Cynthia Blackwell will soon provide as accurate an answer as you’re likely …
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