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First Blood Test for Concussion Approved by FDA
First Blood Test for Concussion Approved by FDA
Kerry Grens | Feb 16, 2018
The diagnostic measures two proteins indicative of brain injury.
Experimental Drug Relieves Blast-Related PTSD in a Rat Model of Traumatic Brain Injury
Experimental Drug Relieves Blast-Related PTSD in a Rat Model of Traumatic Brain Injury
Viviane Callier | Feb 2, 2018
The compound, BCI-838, is already in human clinical trials as a possible treatment for depression.
Studies Yield Clues to Roots of Gulf War Illness
Studies Yield Clues to Roots of Gulf War Illness
Shawna Williams | Nov 13, 2017
Presentations at the Society for Neuroscience meeting point to changes in neurons and connectivity between brain regions as potential components of the enigmatic condition.
Anthrax Sent in Error to 86 Labs
Anthrax Sent in Error to 86 Labs
Kerry Grens | Jul 29, 2015
A US Army lab shipped live spores of the deadly bacterium because of improper irradiation protocols, a Department of Defense review has found.
US Military to Join Ebola Fight
US Military to Join Ebola Fight
Kerry Grens | Sep 17, 2014
President Obama plans to send thousands of military personnel to Africa to streamline infectious disease-response efforts.
DARPA Puts Biotech at the Fore
DARPA Puts Biotech at the Fore
Kerry Grens | Apr 4, 2014
The U.S. Department of Defense is solidifying its focus on the life sciences with a new division of biotechnology.  
Science Afield
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2012
Portable wet-lab kits allow even soldiers stationed in war zones to earn college science credits.
Encrypting E. coli
Kerry Grens | Sep 26, 2011
Researchers design patterns of fluorescent protein expression to deliver secret messages.