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Program managers from ARO in the fields of chemistry, physics, mathematics and environmental, social and life sciences volunteered as speed mentors to students ranging from grades 5 to 12.

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An oral history of Project Nekton, the dives at the end of 1959 and early 1960 that culminated at the Challenger Deep were meant to test the viability of using manned craft at extreme depths to study marine life, the propagation of sound, and other scientific questions.
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The Vermont Army Aviation Support Facility in South Burlington, Vermont, recently hosted the U.S. Army Medical Department Board’s Automatic Chest Compression Device proof-of-concept demonstration test.
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Dr. Bryn Adams, who works in ARL’s Bio-Technology Branch, highlights examples of robust, tractable bacterial species that can meet the demands of tomorrow’s state-of-the-art in synthetic biology.

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A clinical trial has begun at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, where 75 adults were vaccinated with an Army-developed Zika vaccine candidate.
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The Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, along with a privately-held technology company, have developed a way for troops to fuel and replenish those power sources with their own moving bodies.
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At the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, scientists and engineers experiment with coatings in high-temperature environments with the goal of creating something — anything — that will cause sand to slide off the inside of a turbine engine the way an egg slides off a nonstick skillet.
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As diminishing sea ice in the Arctic Ocean expands navigable waters, scientists sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) have traveled to the region to study the changing environment—and provide new tools to help the U.S. Navy operate in a once-inaccessible area.
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