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What's Behind A Marine Creature’s Bright Green Fluorescent Glow?
2014-07-03 03:45:45

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego Fish-like animal emanates bright and dim versions of fluorescent light, a phenomenon that could help guide human biotechnological applications Pushing closer to understanding the mechanisms behind the mysterious glow of light produced naturally by certain animals, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have deciphered the structural components related to fluorescence brightness in a primitive sea creature....

2014-06-19 08:29:32

First of four projects chosen to enable development of nano-bio devices for the U.S. Air Force SAN JOSE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC) has selected a proposal by the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to develop a wearable sensor patch subsystem as its first project in its mission to develop human performance-monitoring electronics. The project has $450,000 in total funding. Fifty percent will come from NBMC's U.S. Air Force...

2014-05-06 16:22:04

Semi-Autonomous Motorcar Project is the first to empower disabled drivers BOULDER, Colo., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) today demonstrated new human performance technologies that help quadriplegic former IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt to safely drive a Corvette C7 'Stingray.' http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/85091 Ball and the AFRL are collaborating on the initiative known as the...

2014-02-27 16:20:30

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Technology Associates (ATA) has been awarded a $60,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (FA9453-14-D-0312) to assist Air Force Research Laboratory's Space Vehicles Directorate, Spacecraft Technology Division in the discovery, development and transition of spacecraft technologies for missions that include defensive space control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, responsive space, and space...

2014-01-07 12:21:40

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Technology Associates (ATA) announced today the appointment of Dr. Neil McCasland as Director of Technology. Dr. McCasland will be a member of the executive leadership team and report directly to ATA's President, Dan Gillings. Dr. McCasland will be responsible for technology identification and development across the range of ATA competencies and applications, and will help set the vision and strategy for technology...

NASA Aircraft Placed On Display At Air Force Flight Test Museum
2013-11-04 09:12:04

NASA Three unique research aircraft previously flown by NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center or its predecessor organizations have recently been placed on display at the Air Force Flight Test Museum at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Museum staff and volunteers moved the Northrop X-4 Bantam and one of two General Dynamics F-16XL aircraft to the exhibit area on Aug. 9, 2013, and days later accepted the Boeing X-48C Hybrid/Blended Wing Body on loan while Boeing, NASA Dryden and the Air...

2013-09-24 11:13:45

NASA has selected six companies from five U.S. states to participate in a government-and-industry partnership to advance composite materials research and certification. The companies are: • Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. of Fort Worth, Texas • GE Aviation of Cincinnati • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company of Palmdale, Calif. • Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems of Redondo Beach, Calif. • Boeing Research & Technology of St. Louis • United Technologies Corporation and...


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