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February 13, 2017 | Source: U.S. Army Research Laboratory, arl.army.mil
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Nov. 30, 2016) -- The Center for Adaptive Soldier Technologies, or CAST, with a technical focus on human-centric approaches to adapting...
February 13, 2017 | Source: 3D Print,
Soft robotics are becoming increasingly common as researchers and engineers develop new ways to fabricate robots from materials that range from flexible plastics to...
February 13, 2017 | Source: SPIE, spie.org
Printed examples with very high resolutions were on display when SPIE visited the lab late last year. The team has printed freestanding structures, as small as several...
February 13, 2017 | Source: AAAS Science Robotics, http://robotics.sciencemag.org, and California Institute of Technology, caltech.edu
Bats have long captured the imaginations of scientists and engineers with their unrivaled agility and maneuvering characteristics, achieved by functionally versatile...
February 13, 2017 | Source: Phys.Org, phys.org, and Northwestern University
A Northwestern University team developed a new computational model that performs at human levels on a standard intelligence test. This work is an important step toward...
February 13, 2017 | Source: Popular Science, Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer
For over 6 years, Huang Wenhua and his team at the Northwest Institute of Nuclear Technology in Xi'an have been working on a potent microwave weapon. This one, which...
February 13, 2017 | Source: Defense Research and Development Canada, http://cradpdf.drdc-rddc.gc.ca
The “Improved Neutralization” activity under Manoeuvre through Adaptive Dispersed Operations​ (ManADO) Explosive Hazard Avoidance 02DA02.07 examines ways to enhance the...
February 13, 2017 | Source: Business Insider, Dave Mosher
Humanity is in a serious pinch for energy. The world population may balloon to 9 billion people by 2040, up from 7.36 billion in 2016, and researchers believe this will...
February 13, 2017 | Source: Georgia Tech News Center, John Toon
A two-stage power management and storage system could dramatically improve the efficiency of triboelectric generators that harvest energy from irregular human motion...
February 13, 2017 | Source: AMRDEC Public Affairs, Mark Schauer; Yuma Proving Ground Public Affairs
YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz. -- A science and technology program designed to increase the capability and safety of the aviation fleet achieved a major milestone Sept. 15...
February 13, 2017 | Source: University of Maryland Joint Quantum Institute
Optical fibers are the backbone of modern communications, shuttling information from A to B through thin glass filaments as pulses of light. They are used extensively in...
February 13, 2017 | Source: Center for International Maritime Security (CIMSEC), Travis Howard and José de Arimatéia da Cruz
The United States Navy is a vast, worldwide organization with unique missions and challenges, with information security (and information warfare at large) a key priority...
February 13, 2017 | Source: U.S. Army, Cassandra Mainiero
PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- The 40mm M992 Infrared (IR) Illuminant Cartridge is a type of a pyrotechnic flare, but unlike the standard flare, the IR cartridge produces a...
February 13, 2017 | Source: Ohio State University, Pam Frost Gorder
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Researchers here have made a discovery in materials science that sounds like something from the old Saturday morning cartoon Super Friends: They’ve found...
February 13, 2017 | Source: C4ISRNET, Mark Pomerleau
Tobyhanna Army Depot, the Department of Defense’s leading provider in C4ISR systems, is undertaking a new mission: software sustainment. One of the problems befalling...
February 13, 2017 | Source: Office of Naval Research (ONR), Warren Duffie Jr.
ARLINGTON, Va.—Modern body armor better protects warfighters against shrapnel from explosive blasts. However, they still face a hidden threat—the resulting blast...
February 13, 2017 | Source: IOP Science, Roberto Martini and Francois Barthelat
Protective systems that are simultaneously hard to puncture and compliant in flexion are desirable, but difficult to achieve because hard materials are usually stiff...
February 13, 2017 | Source: U.S. Army, AMRDEC Public Affairs, army.mil
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center successfully launched three modular open systems architecture...
February 13, 2017 | Source: Defense Update, Tamir Eshel
Weapons specialists at the US Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) at China Lake, CA. have recently tested the capability of guided missile to defeat an...
February 2, 2017 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, John Keller
ARLINGTON, Va., 15 Dec. 2016. Unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) experts at Metron Inc. in Reston, Va., are moving forward with efforts to develop machine intelligence...