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  1. Livermore's Advanced Laser System Reaches Major Milestone

    ... The record-breaking system will aid a variety of scientific research. ... and other basic science and medical applications for cancer treatments, in addition to national security applications and industrial ...

  2. Preventing Big Data Pains for Precision Medicine

    ... a woman receives bad data about her genetic risk for breast cancer, she might decide on an unnecessary preventive mastectomy, believing she ... device design begins, manufacturers should perform market research and analysis to identify relevant and emerging cybersecurity risks and ...

  3. Mine-Hunting Technology Learns to Fight Cancer

    ... The software, which has been enhanced with Office of Naval Research algorithms for locating and identifying undersea mines, is used for a ... undersea mines and identifying certain cells, such as cancer cells. And they have discovered that software designed by the Navy to ...

  4. Pursuing Big Ideas No One Else Dares

    ... falls under the foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. ... that improves reconstructive procedures for breast cancer survivors. The company’s first product uses proprietary technology and ...

  5. New Tools Find DNA Needles in Genetic Haystack

    ... (NGS) technology. She has performed forensic genomics research and development at Battelle in Columbus, Ohio, for three years. ... recently, work on DNA sequencing has centered on finding cancer genes rather than looking for the genes that dictate whether a ...

  6. Tech Transfer Revisited--Saving Lives On/Off the Battlefield

    ... But when military technology is found to possibly fight cancer- that is welcoming news, as reported by George I. Seffers in his ... SIGNAL Magazine . Seffers speaks to the Office of Naval Research 's Jason Stack, program officer in charge of the effort. The ONR is ...

  7. Future May Depend on Learning to Develop a Global Conscience

    ... replacement parts, DNA testing, body monitoring, cure for cancer, life extension and neurotechnology as trends. Just as we are reaching ... Steve Rieber, program manager at the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), Office of the Director of National ...

  8. Health Care 'Big Data' Is a Big Opportunity to Address Data Overload

    ... data can be aggregated and analyzed to improve scientific research, drug safety and overall public health. A McKinsey Global Health ... Benefits Mine-Hunting Technology Learns to Fight Cancer Tags:  DRC guest bloggers ...

  9. Filtering the Fog of War

    ... with funding from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research may one day allow warfighters to see more clearly through clouds, dust ... the battlefield or for homeland defense. It also could aid cancer detection and even enhance 3-D movies. Circular polarization can ...

  10. DARPA to Bring Chattiness to Computers

    ... scientist working with the Defense Department’s futuristic research arm. While improvements in algorithms helped develop artificial ... which computers mine and correlate big data. A focus area is cancer research, where computers mine for data in numerous medical studies, ...

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