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Complex Diagnosis: Using a New Paper Based Platform

There is an overwhelming need to conduct diagnostic tests on soldiers deployed in remote locations, where a clinical laboratory is…

Solving the Tin Whiskers Dilemma

A decades-old electronics performance problem is re-emerging as the European Union enacted legislation removing the use of lead in electronics….

MERS-CoV: A Persistent Threat to International and U.S. Force Public Health

MERS-CoV: A Persistent Threat to International and U.S. Force Public Health

As new biological threats emerge around the world, deployed personnel risk encountering these agents both on the battlefield and during…

Researchers Use Luminol to Treat Malaria

Researchers Use Luminol to Treat Malaria

Malaria is a devastating infectious mosquito-borne disease caused by single-celled parasites called Plasmodium that can live inside red blood cells….

Breakthrough with New Technique for Graphene Production

Breakthrough with New Technique for Graphene Production

Graphene is the thinnest substance capable of conducting electricity, but is also flexible and one of the strongest known materials….

Easily Retrievable, Biodegradable Nanoparticles for Environmental Cleanup

Easily Retrievable, Biodegradable Nanoparticles for Environmental Cleanup

News reports continue to raise awareness of potential health threats associated with exposure to hazardous materials. The Elk River chemical…

Manufacturing Miniature Primary Batteries

Manufacturing Miniature Primary Batteries

When soldiers depart on long patrols, the gear they carry weighs up to 100lbs. Deployable communication devices such as radios,…

The Offshore Floating Nuclear Power Plant Concept

The Offshore Floating Nuclear Power Plant Concept

If the nuclear industry is to live up to its immense potential and thrive in a post-Fukushima, post 9/11 world…

Japan’s “Privacy Visor” Thwarts Facial Recognition Technology

Japan’s “Privacy Visor” Thwarts Facial Recognition Technology

Japan has worked for years to create a pair of glasses that will shield the wearer from discovery on facial…

Shielding Radiation Using Composite Metal Foam

Shielding Radiation Using Composite Metal Foam

The Advanced Materials Research Lab (AMRL) at North Carolina State University is creating a new class of metallic foam, known…

Death by Technology: The Need for Law to Mitigate Risk

Barnaby Jack was a brilliant New Zealand grey hat hacker, a subclass of ethical hackers. “In general terms, ethical hackers…

U.S. National Biosurveillance: An Integrated Enterprise

Biosurveillance: Threat, purposes and requirements Since the 1970s, newly emerging diseases have been identified at a rate of one or…