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Commercially Available Materials to Resist Compressive Creep at 400 °C

What metals (if any) have a high creep resistance and material stability in the 400 °C range?

Research Efforts in Wide-Area Ocean Surveillance

Who are the key contributors to Department of Defense (DoD) research efforts in the area of wide-area ocean surveillance, and what are their contributions?

Use of Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) as a COVID-19 Disinfectant

Is there relevant data regarding the efficacy of 254-nm germicidal ultraviolet C (UVC), including dosage required, to effectively disinfect touch surfaces exposed to the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2? Does that data contain any applications of the same UVC wavelength to surfaces of aircraft or other transportation interiors?


Small, Mighty Robots Mimic the Powerful Punch of Mantis Shrimp

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Modeling the mechanics of the strongest punch in the animal kingdom, researchers with U.S. Army funding built a robot that mimics the movement of the mantis shrimp. These pugnacious crustaceans…

Marine Bangs Drum for Investing in Non-Lethal Weapons

Enhancing “lethality” has become a buzzword at the Pentagon and a mantra among force modernizers as the U.S. military gears up for great power competition. But the Defense Department needs to invest more in nonlethal…

Army Research Examines New Biomaterials to Enhance Electronics

ADELPHI, Md. – A joint research project between the U.S. Army and Texas A&M University led to a development that could accelerate the discovery of unique materials for bioelectronics and other applications. Army researchers plan to…

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