injury mitigation and prevention

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January 14, 2019 | Source: The Washington Times; washingtontimes.com, Gary Anderson, 10 December 2018
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Innocents being used as human shields is not new. Placing police and security forces into positions where they are portrayed as brutal thugs in the media didn’t...
Introduction Since the late 1980s, military, federal, state, and local law enforcement have incorporated NLW or less-than-lethal technology into their daily efforts to discourage...
August 27, 2018 | Source: ASME Alliance of Advanced Biomedical Engineering
A hydrogel made from nanoflakes of synthetic clay and sugar chains extracted from seaweed could act as an injectable bandage to stop internal bleeding on a battlefield, in a...
July 20, 2018 | Source: Military Times, militarytimes.com, 12 July 2018, Noah Nash
FDA gives approval for DOD use of freeze dried plasma -24 years after the French received similar approval. After a year full of discussion and disagreement over whether freeze-...
July 16, 2018 | Source: University of Maryland School of Medicine, medschool.umaryland.edu, 6 Mar 2018, David Kohn
Elastic frame design reduces blast acceleration up to 80 percent; technology could be adapted for vehicle bumpers, other uses. Researchers from the University of Maryland School...
Building More Survivable Defense Systems and More Effective Weapons: A Short Course on LFT&E - Fall 2018
Sep 11 2018 to Sep 13 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...