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Argonne’s New Dual-Armed Telerobotic System for Hazardous Waste Cleanup Successfully Demonstrated; Has Potential for Other Applications

Because they can go where humans can’t, robots are especially suited for safely working with hazardous nuclear waste. But first,…

Members of Joint Task Force-Bravo's Preventative Medicine and Veterinary teams meet with Honduran mayors

DHS Releases First-Ever Indigenous Languages Plan to Strengthen Language Access

Last week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the release of its first-ever Indigenous Languages Plan, furthering the…

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Simulating the Fourth State of Matter to Harness Fusion

As you gaze into the night sky, stars look like tiny, glowing pinpricks shining through the dark. But inside those…

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NRC Endorses New Guidance for Advanced Reactor Licensing

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued new guidance documents to facilitate the licensing process for non-light water reactor designs….

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Agile Processes Using Minimum Viable Product Strategies Enable Hardware Development to Deliver Capabilities at Speed

In 2020, the Department of Defense outlined its DOD Instruction 5000.02, “Operation of the Adaptive Framework,” to provide program managers…

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NIST, Nonprofit Research Consortium to Develop Safety Tools for Synthetic Biology to Defend Against Potential Misuse of AI

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has entered a two-year cooperative research agreement with…

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Determining Alternative Technology Solutions for the Army’s Disposal of Excess, Obsolete, and Defective Munitions

The U.S. Department of Defense sustains combat readiness through safe and efficient disposal of excess, obsolete, and defective munitions at…

NSF Spurs Technology Development of Biological and Chemical Sensing Applications

The U.S. National Science Foundation is investing $10.4 million to develop innovative technologies and solutions to address a wide range…

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Forward Deployable Preventative Medical Unit Enhances Combat Effectiveness With Comprehensive Weapons and Threat Recognition Training

SUFFOLK, Va. – This year, the Forward Deployable Preventative Medical Unit (FDPMU) participated in a first-ever Weapons and Threat Recognition…

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DoD Releases Strategy to Build Resilient, Healthy Environments for Service Members and Families

The DoD Strategy for Resilient and Healthy Defense Communities sets forth the Department’s commitment to fulfilling what defense leaders say…

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Preparing for Extreme Weather Events

Last week, the Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) joined colleagues from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NASA, and…

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Researchers at Fermilab Develop Electron Beam Accelerator to Sterilize Medical Equipment

During the manufacturing process, many medical devices or equipment for use on humans must be sterilized according to recognized standards….