Life Sciences

A spider’s haircells can detect air flow at low levels even in a noisy background and its silk can be used in bullet proof vests! AFOSR program manager Dr. Hugh DeLong will highlight research he supports that investigates natural systems and ways to …
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By Robert White Air Force Office of Scientific Research The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) will soon host its annual Spring Review from 5 through 9 March, 2012. This program review, to be held at 950 Glebe Road, …
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By Steven Galvan, USAISR Public Affairs FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Jan. 19, 2012) — Saving the lives of combat wounded is one of the main objectives at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Research …
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Defense Centers of Excellence sent this bulletin at 02/14/2012 08:53 AM EST The Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) presents: Title: DCoE February Webinar – Treating Sleep Problems in PTSD and TBI Date: Feb. 23, 2012, 1-2:30 p.m. (EST) Purpose: The …
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By Rob McIlvaine NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Army News Service, Feb. 1, 2012) — A robotic arm, dubbed “Luke,” after the Jedi with the mechanical hand, served as the centerpiece for a Jan. 31 discussion here regarding advancements in prosthetics. The …
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By Dan Kennedy, PMO Medical Devices FORT DETRICK, Md. (Feb. 6, 2012) — The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command has initiated steps to evaluate a new bioelectric bandage Small silver and zinc dots embedded into cloth create micro-currents …
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By Terri Moon Cronk, American Forces Press Service SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 20, 2012 – Navy medical researchers have expanded the knowledge of the bacterium that causes “travelers’ diarrhea” and are in the early stages of clinical trials of a …
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Colonel Mark M. Fukuda, MD, is the assistant chief  and program director for malaria surveillance of the Global Emerging Infections Surveillance & Response System division at the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center. The potential impact of malaria on military populations …
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