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  • AFRL develops algorithm, flexible device for hands-free ultrasound

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A flexible ultrasound device might be the solution for remote physiological monitoring during en route medical care. Performing medical ultrasound usually requires the use of a hand-held, rigid arrangement of transducers that send ultrasonic pulses into the

  • AFRL,Compass Technology Group collaborate on specialty material techniques

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory and Compass Technology Group signed a cooperative agreement for two projects that have direct impact on Air Force programs in advanced specialty materials.These projects provide much-needed diagnostic capability to be used in

  • Air Force collaboration leads to new method of triggering shape change

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The saying “form follows function” speaks to the obvious relationship between an object’s shape and its purpose: how it will be used. If an object can change its shape, it can be used for a broader range of purposes. Researchers at the Air Force Research

  • New research pushes boundaries in metals printing

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Advancing the state of the art in metals additive manufacturing pushes the boundaries of possibility for aerospace and defense applications.Metal additive manufacturing allows the manufacturing of parts with complex geometries that are otherwise

  • AFRL Aircraft Decontamination Team ramps up battle against COVID-19

    To support the global fight against COVID-19, the Air Force Research Laboratory quickly stood up an aircraft decontamination team pooling bioenvironmental, aircraft materials and medical experts from across the laboratory who’ve assessed a variety of aircraft decontamination support solutions.

  • AFRL holds Biotech Days

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio - Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory are using biotechnology solutions to address Air Force problems. Synthetic biology is being explored as a way to make novel chemical and materials, insect-inspired solutions are creating new ways to engineer