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The CREATE program is being used to develop next generation computational engineering tool sets for acquisition program engineers, which allows them to take advantage of the growth in supercomputer power.
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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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The Navy’s new eReader device, or NeRD, has people talking…in a good way.
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DARPA’s Revolutionizing Prosthetics program delivers on their goal of providing advanced prosthetic upper limb with near-natural control mechanisms to amputees.
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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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Physicists and Engineers have researched a technique to ‘sweep’ low Earth orbit debris from space using an active debris removal system of deployed micron-scale dust.
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The Defense Department has started putting commercial off-the-shelf mobile devices into the hands of DOD personnel, and expects eventually to support about 100,000 separate devices.
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The Bod Pod

This Bod Pod – an egg-shaped chamber that measures the body mass, or weight, and volume of the person sitting inside it – is similar in principle to underwater weighing.
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