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2018 Live Fire Test and Evaluation Short Course
Mar 20 2018 to Mar 22 2018
Course Description Taught by former Director of Live Fire for DOT&E, Mr. James F. O’Bryon, this three-day, intensive short course takes a multi-faceted look at the legislation...
January 1, 2018 | Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology , news.mit.edu, 9 Nov 2017, David L. Chandler
When it comes to concocting the complex mix of molecules that makes up fibers of natural silk, nature beats human engineering hands down. Despite efforts to synthesize the...
August 28, 2017 | Source: Small Wars Journal; smallwarsjournal.com; 13 July 2017; Joelle Thorpe, Kimberly Girling and Alain Auger
Developing soldiers who are resilient to physical and psychological injury and illness is an enduring military challenge that will continue to be encountered in the future...
August 28, 2017 | Source: NASA, nasa.gov, 16 August 2017, Amy Blanchett and Laurie Abadie
Outside Earth’s protective magnetic field and atmosphere, the ionizing radiation in space will pose a serious risk to astronauts as they travel to Mars. High-energy galactic...
July 31, 2017 | Source: Science Daily, sciencedaily.com, 9 June 2017
Although traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a well-recognized consequence of extreme blast waves, it is less appreciated that over 80 percent of combat veterans with TBI also develop...
July 3, 2017 | Source: Science Daily, sciencedaily.com, 4 May 2017, American Academy of Pediatrics
Although most of the 3 million concussions diagnosed in the U.S. each year occur in children, the bulk of clinical guidelines are based on adults. Because of this, pediatricians...
June 19, 2017 | Source: U.S. Army, army.mil, 8 Mar 2017, Lisa Rivers
According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), electrical hazards cause a workplace death almost every day. Between 2003 and 2009, contact with electric...
June 5, 2017 | Source: U.S. Army, army.mil, 9 Mar 2017, Cathy Segal
It doesn't take a genius to know that injuries to Soldiers from roadside bombs and their resulting vehicle crashes could take a serious toll on readiness, the Army's No. 1...
June 5, 2017 | Source: Stars and Stripes, stripes.com, 22 Mar 2017, Alex Horton
There are two timeless complaints soldiers make: what they eat, and the weight they carry. A Vermont company is set to help with one of those after being awarded a maximum $98...
May 8, 2017 | Source: University of California Irvine, UCI News, news.uci.edu, 2 March 2017
Chemists at the University of California, Irvine have developed a way to neutralize deadly snake venom more cheaply and effectively than with traditional anti-venom – an...