Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Announces Support for Soldier Ride from Boston Scientific
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Soldier
Ride, a program of Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) that provides key rehabilitation opportunities for wounded members of the armed services and raises public awareness for those severely injured during military service, proudly welcomes Boston Sci...
A new soldier in the war on cancer: The blind mole rat
If someone ever calls you a "dirty rat," consider it a compliment. A new discovery published online in the FASEB Journal ( http://www.fasebj.org ) shows that cellular mechanisms used by the blind mole rat to survive the very low oxygen environment of its subterranean niche are the same as those ...
Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride Tackles Texas in the Lone Star State Challenge
- Wounded cyclists to ride on adaptive equipment from San Antonio to Corpus Christi -
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- From March 13-16, Wounded
Warrior Project's (WWP) Soldier
Ride will be in Texas, cycling from San
Antonio to Corpus Christi.
General Dynamics Awarded $9 Million Contract for U.S. Army Medical Command Lean Six Sigma Support
...itionally used with supply chain management, to MEDCOM for achievement of sustained results and mission success of promoting, sustaining and enhancing soldier
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), sy...
Satellite Healthcare Supports Kidney Wellness in Chicago
... Kidney Dialysis Services and Research Leader Sponsors 'Kidney Walk' At soldier
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthc...vent, coined "The Gift of Life Walk," will be held Sunday, June 28, 2009 at soldier
Field Great Lawn in Chicago, Illinois. Satellite Healthcare's commitment to...
Returning War Veterans: Challenges in Continuing Mental Health Care After Military and Civilian Trauma
...ising awareness in veterans' families of issues facing the soldier. "When a soldier
deploys, the whole family is involved; when a soldier
returns, he/she is not only returning to a family, but is leaving the famil...
'Roadmap to a Cure': The ALS Association Hosts Annual National ALS Advocacy Day and Public Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.
...t conference activities, including:
Wreath Laying Ceremony - Veterans with ALS and their families will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown soldier
at Arlington National Cemetery to honor all veterans who have lost their lives to ALS in the service of their country (12:15 p.m., May 10, Arlington N...
1976 Swine Flu Outbreak Offers Echoes, Lessons Today
The 1976 outbreak occurred in wintertime among troops stationed at Fort Dix, N.J. In the end, about 240 people fell ill, and the original infected soldier
died. But the illness never spread beyond the base.
While the way the outbreak was handled has some lessons for today's scare, "the parallels we ca...
UNICO National Announces 2009 Award Winners
Grand Order Filippo Mazzei Grand Patriot Award
Alan Krutchkoff, Fairlawn, NJ
Founder of the Adopt a soldier
Cianci Humanitarian Award:
Dr. Joseph Scelsa, New York, NY
Dr. Scelsa is the Founding President and CEO of the Italian Am...
The ALS Association's 'ALS Across America' Focuses On Staying Positive and Involved
...profiled in the campaign.
A former editor, golf course superintendent, soldier
and local caterer, and the list goes on.
People who chose quite differ... relations coordinator for The Association's Florida Chapter.
A former soldier
and Army Security Agency communications worker, Bill Hamley, 65, gives insp...
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Results of national assessment of first responder location systems to be announced Aug. 3
... assessment was conducted by WPI researchers this spring with funding from the Department of Homeland Security and oversight from the U.S. Army Natick soldier
Research, Development, and Engineering Center (NSRDEC).
Precision indoor location technology is designed to make it possible for firefighters, poli...
Landmark project to map genomics of complex ant systems
...hink that humans are so complex, but ants in these colonies have different sizes and muscle structures," she says. "The genetic basis for what makes a soldier
ant different from a worker ant is an incredibly interesting question in biology."
A key part of the project is bringing genomics into classrooms, ...
New way to make sensors that detect toxic chemicals
...n a material that reacts quickly and reliably to a variety of chemicals, including TICs, when incorporated into a sensor.
"These are sensors that a soldier
could wear on the battlefield, or a first responder could wear to an accident at a chemical plant," Morris said.
The material under study is nickel...
New center at Georgia Tech aims to improve recovery of soldiers with severe injuries
... When a soldier
is wounded during combat, surgeons must focus on r...eorgia Tech Center for Advanced Bioengineering for soldier
Survivability want to change that.
"The goal of...and typically infected, so even determining when a soldier
should be treated for optimal recovery is a challe...
Ultrasound imaging now possible with a smartphone
...nded soldiers with the small, portable probe and phone to detect quickly the site of shrapnel wounds in order to make the decision of transporting the soldier
or treating him elsewhere on the field.
Lockheed Martin Team Wins Role on Key Department of Defense Biometrics Contract Vehicle
... in biometrics across the homeland security, counterterrorism, law enforcement and civil arenas will serve our defense customer - and, ultimately, the soldier
in the theater of operations - very well."
The Lockheed Martin-led BOSS-U team includes BAE Systems, CWI, Edge Consulting, Global Science & T...
Ants may help researchers unlock mysteries of human aging process
...tionally long lives, they are social creatures, and they engage in stereotypical behaviors that befit their station in life, whether it be worker ant, soldier
or queen," said Dr. Reinberg, professor of Biochemistry at NYU School of Medicine's Smilow Research Center. "Ants seem to be a perfect fit for study a...
Fountain of Youth to be found in the anthill?
... longevity. Queens in this species are structurally specialized, growing large and also long-lived. Finally, using ants from the genus Pheidole, whose soldier
caste development can be artificially induced, allows the researchers to closely examine (and potentially manipulate) what genes are expressed or repr...
Field-hospital-on-a-chip project awarded to nanoengineer from UC San Diego
...inister the proper medication, thus beginning the treatment well before the soldier
has reached a field hospital.
"Since the majority of battlefield deaths ...lly trigger the proper treatment," said Wang.
For example, if an injured soldier
were to enter a state of shock, enzymes on the electrode would sense rising...
Army can boost mission success by better managing
...nclude (but are not limited to) clean water, sewage-related infrastructure, soldier
health, compliance with environmental laws, sustainability, protection of h...ird species, and the local economy.
Environmental issues can also affect soldier
health and safety, the costs of an operation, the logistical burden of supp...
Soldier in Biological Technology
MIT: New material could lead to faster chips
...at could become a commercial product "may take a year of work, maximum two." This project is currently being partially funded by the MIT Institute for soldier
Nanotechnology and by the Interconnect Focus Center program, and it has already attracted the interest of "many other offices in the federal governmen...
Organogenesis, Inc. to Develop Regenerative Medicine Therapies for U.S. Military Battlefield Injuries
... $150 million from academic institutions,
industry and state and federal agencies for the projects -- for a total of
almost $200 million available for soldier
About Regenerative Medicine
A new frontier in healthcare, regenerative medicine utilizes living
human cells, including stem...
Its All Fun And Games in Madison - Raven Software Celebrates 15 Anniversary
...e top 100 Amiga games of all time. Raven Softwares other hits have included soldier
of Fortune, soldier
of Fortune II: Double Helix, Heretic, Heretic II, HeXen, HeXen II, Take No ...
How games have evolved to provide real-world education
... in combat. Full Spectrum Warrior evolved from America's Army, placing the player in control of teams that the player has to keep alive to the last soldier
in order to finish the game.
Biohazard , which Squire developed at MIT's Games-to-Teach program, used the same principle of trial and error to te...
SLE of Eau Claire lands $2.2 million in federal contracts
...es to have completed by the end of this year, of a data acquisition device for speech recognition technology. Noting the amount of time it takes for a soldier
on the ground to key in coordinates and other information on enemy movements to a central command post, the Army is working with SLE on a device to co...
Gaming technologies alter classroom, textbook models
... Research Projects Agency, discussed the use of simulations in the military to build experience and therefore reduce casualties, mentioning a veteran soldier
who "died" in a game because he was scanning the ground for danger when the real threat was a sniper located far above. "I'd much rather he learned th...
Western way of life is under attack from jihad sub-culture
...ee with the U.S. decision to go to war in Iraq, or with how that war has been carried out. But there is little doubt that long before the first allied soldier
stepped foot in Iraq, a war had been declared on the West by Muslim extremists. That should have been evident when the World Trade Center was attacked...
Chippewa Valley firms land more defense work
...evices would create more visible clear zones around nuclear, biological, and chemical contamination areas. It would also be deployable by a dismounted soldier
or police officer and capable of signaling a central command center.
"What we're witnessing now is the evolution of the marking set," Guelzow said....
Soldier in Biological Dictionary
...d by allowing even ... Raytheon Company's Sascos research facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, is developing the exoskeleton , a robotic suit for the soldier
of tomorrow. Video: The XOS Exoskeleton in Action. The Army's Robot Sherpa ... I will say this for the exo-skeleton , it is worth waiting for. ....