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The U.S. Air Force is providing nearly $750,000 to further mature a portable micro-discharge ozone generator, capable of purifying/decontaminating water for warfighters.
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Scientists are hoping to find a better way to cut down on bacterial biofouling to reduce the number of pathogens that service members have to face.
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Could a Computer-designed Protein Protect Soldiers

New work could lead to developing the easier production of therapeutics and improved detection and diagnostics against chemical and biological agents.
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Scientists have developed and validated a first-generation force field to enable accurate molecular dynamics simulations of peptoid oligomers and polymers. Yeah. Force field.
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The handheld mortar has long been a staple for the U.S. Marine Corps, and yesterday the weapon got a major boost as combat instructors at Marine Corps Base Quantico successfully conducted a live-fire demonstration of a new mortar sight, sponsored …
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“Long-Lived Power” sounds like it could be an energy revolution, a revolutionary of sorts within the family of far-reaching energy solutions for the battlefield—because it uses radioisotopes. It is a power source that supports low power for years—100 microwatts of …
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Military vehicles don’t run without fuel—and warfighters don’t run without water. As little as a six to eight percent water deficit can be debilitating. As a result, military logistics plans must take into account the approximately three gallons of daily …
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As more military service members report hearing loss, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) is hosting nationwide experts on how to combat the issue. Sponsored by ONR’s Warfighter Performance Department, and coinciding with Better Hearing and Speech Month, the meeting …
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