Life Sciences

Airmen at Incirlik Air Force Base in Turkey routinely test the air and water supplies to ensure they don’t contain anything that could cause illness to other airmen and residents of the base.

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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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