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Army Research Laboratory and Synthetic Biology

Army Research Laboratory and Synthetic Biology

May 31, 2019

Will futuristic materials self-heal using synthetic biology? The American Army of the future will leverage science and technology advances to make its Soldiers stronger and safer. At the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory, ARL Director Dr. Phil Perconti discusses the challenges and applications of Army research into synthetic biology with ARL research chemist Dr. Meagan Small.

Army pushes for higher speeds in future tiltrotor aircraft

Army pushes for higher speeds in future tiltrotor aircraft

May 8, 2019

The U.S. Army is developing a new wind-tunnel testbed that will help future tiltrotor aircraft attain higher speeds, improved stability and enhanced safety. We talk to the researchers on the project and learn about how the Army hopes to attain its goals!

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