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Drones, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, UAS test site, UAS, FAA

Landmark Study Suggests Risks Vary Widely in Drone-Human Impacts

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Virginia Tech’s world-renowned injury biomechanics group and its FAA-approved UAS test site in Blacksburg, Virginia, have just released the first peer-reviewed academic study to offer quantitative data on injury risk associated with potential drone-human collisions.

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National Science Foundation (NSF) , Plasma, Physics, Engineering, nanoscale materials, Commercialization, commercialization of research, Manufacturing, manufacturing innovation, Food Safety, Aerospace, Medicine, Agriculture, plasma science

$20 Million Statewide Grant to Further Plasma Research, Synthesize Novel Materials and Improve Technologies in Manufacturing Industries

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UAB will be a fundamental player in the Alabama jurisdiction of the program, which has just five awardees, with primary goals of improving scientific research and building workforce capacity.

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Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), Modeling, simulation, & visualization, Supercomputing & high-performance computing

The Sublime Challenge of Jet Noise

Joe Nichols, of the University of Minnesota, is using ALCF resources to create high fidelity simulations of jet turbulence to determine how and where noise is produced. The results may lead to novel engineering designs that reduce noise over commercial flight paths and on aircraft carrier decks.

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Air Force, Sensor Technology, Innovation, Small Business

Putting Smart Weapons to the Test

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A University of Delaware professor’s small business is helping the Air Force bring its testing technology up to speed with the rapid advance of infrared sensor technology – research that could help today's troops take advantage of a new generation of weapons.

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Aeromedical Unit, aerospace medicine, Aviation, Dr. Clayton Cowl, Hickman Lectureship, Jeff Skiles, Lecture, Minnesota News Releases, Miracle on the Hudson, news releases, Occupational Medicine, Preventive Medicine

First Officer in Miracle on the Hudson Landing to Speak at Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine has announced that pilot Jeff Skiles will be the speaker at the fourth J. Richard Hickman Jr., M.D., M.P.H., Lectureship.

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aeronautical research, NASA, Boise State University

Universities Work to Make Our Populated Skies Safer Through Enhanced Aeronautical Communication

To ensure continued safety in our increasingly populated skies, a team of universities and private industry has been awarded a three-year, $4.4 million NASA grant to continue researching and enhancing aeronautical communications.

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Solar Flares, Boron on Mars, Mapping the Universe, and More in the Space News Source

The latest in space and astronomy in the Space News Source

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Drones, Timothy Amukele, Health Care

Study Sets New Distance Record for Medical Drone Transport

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Johns Hopkins researchers have set a new delivery distance record for medical drones, successfully transporting human blood samples across 161 miles of Arizona desert. Throughout the three-hour flight, they report, the on-board payload system maintained temperature control, ensuring the samples were viable for laboratory analysis after landing.

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Johns Hopkins APL, UUV, Drone, Water, air, UAV

Water and Air: Flying Fish UAAV Can Go Anywhere

Johns Hopkins APL researchers created a fixed-wing, unmanned vehicle that could autonomously operate underwater and then propel itself fast enough to make the transition into the air, becoming an autonomous flying aerial vehicle.

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Dean Headley, Airline Quality Rating, Holiday air travel, Thanksgiving, Christmas, booking early, airline consolidation, Airline ticket prices, Holiday Stress, airline ticket demand, airline seat availability, airline passengers, Airline Travel, Airline travel tips, Airline industry performance

Airline Quality Rating Holiday Travel Forecast: Prices Are Lower, Demand Is Strong, So Book Early

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Airline prices are holding at lower levels than last year, but demand is strong and seats will fill quickly. Book your holiday air travel early this year to get the seat options and times you want. That's the advice from Dean Headley, Airline Quality Rating (AQR) co-author and associate professor of marketing at Wichita State University.







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