Tag Archives: Johns Hopkins University

George Korch to Lead Battelle-Operated Nat’l Biodefense Analysis & Countermeasures Center

George Korch, former commander at the U.S. Army‘s Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, has joined Battelle as lab director for the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center. Battelle said Tuesday Korch succeeds Patrick Fitch, who will transition to a new role as associate lab director for chemical, earth and life …

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SoBran BioScience to Present at Upcoming Laboratory Animal Science Meeting; Gregory Kelly Quoted

SoBran‘s division focusing on biomedical research will present works at the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science’s 69th national meeting. The company said Tuesday its Sobran BioScience unit will debut a new checklist tool at the event taking place Oct. 28 to Nov. 1 in Baltimore, Md. The tool, named Are You …

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Johns Hopkins APL Researchers Seek to Enhance Drone Swarm Navigation Using Neuroscience

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Applied Physics Laboratory are attempting to enhance the navigational algorithms of autonomous robotic swarms using discoveries related to dynamic replanning — the cognitive mechanism that allows animals to navigate while on the move. The researchers will then study changes in …

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National Center for Manufacturing Sciences to Construct Additive Manufacturing Facility in Maryland

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences will establish a new facility in Harford City, Md. that will host industrial additive manufacturing lines, National Defense Magazine reported Monday. The organization is coordinating with public and private organizations such as Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, University of Delaware, Northrop Grumman, 3D Systems …

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NASA, Johns Hopkins APL Complete Solar Probe Integration

The team of NASA and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has fully integrated a spacecraft that is scheduled to launch in August on a mission to study the sun up close. NASA said Thursday an eight-foot-diameter heat shield was reinstalled on Parker Solar Probe last week after engineers initially attached the system to the …

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IARPA Awards 4 Language Processing Software R&D Contracts

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has awarded separate contracts to Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies business, Johns Hopkins University, Columbia University and University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute to develop language processing software platforms. All five awardees will aim to produce systems designed to identify and comprehend media documents written in foreign languages …

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NASA to Fund Johns Hopkins Proposal to Use Quadcopters for Exploration Mission on Saturn’s Moon

NASA has selected a Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory proposal as one of two finalists for the space agency’s New Frontiers program which aims to further solar system exploration efforts. Johns Hopkins said Thursday the proposed Dragonfly dual-quadcopter vehicle will look to evaluate the prebiotic organic chemistry as well …

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Johns Hopkins Laser Communications Platform Wins TechConnect Defense Innovation Award

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been recognized at the 2017 Defense Innovation Summit in Tampa, Florida for its high-bandwidth, free space optical communications system. The APL laser communications system landed TechConnect‘s defense innovation award which recognizes potential benefits of technologies to national and warfighter security, Johns Hopkins said Tuesday. …

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