Tag: Army Research Office

U.S. Army Researchers Pursue Soldier Protection Technologies

When faced with battlefield threats, American Soldiers depend more than ever on body armor to protect them. To adapt to the evolving dangers of getting shot, the Army created a flagship program dedicated to protection technologies. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Pursue Soldier Protection Technologies”

U.S. Army Project May Lead to New Class of High-Performance Materials

Synthetic biologists working on a U.S. Army project have developed a process that could lead to a new class of synthetic polymers that may create new high-performance materials and therapeutics for Soldiers. Continue reading “U.S. Army Project May Lead to New Class of High-Performance Materials”

Engineered Viruses Could Protect Soldiers, Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a one of the world’s most pressing public health problems. U.S Army scientists have developed a new weapon to combat super-bugs, which could protect Soldiers and fight resistance. Continue reading “Engineered Viruses Could Protect Soldiers, Fight Antibiotic Resistance”

Shape-shifting Robots Built from ‘Smarticles’ Could Navigate U.S. Army Operations

A U.S. Army project took a new approach to developing robots — researchers built robots entirely from smaller robots known as “smarticles,” unlocking the principles of a potentially new locomotion technique. Continue reading “Shape-shifting Robots Built from ‘Smarticles’ Could Navigate U.S. Army Operations”