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Armed with Science: Research and Applications for the Modern Military is a weekly webcast that discusses the importance of science and technology to military operations and the Department of Defense. We interview scientists, administrators, and operators to inform our listeners about cutting-edge scientific research and development sponsored by various defense offices. Tweet questions to @ArmedwScience and get SCIENCED!

On-Demand Episodes

How did you spend your summer vacation? We’ll talk next to three students from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Schools who were selected to participate in the 2009 Research Science Institute (RSI) Program... more

Two seemingly unrelated U.S. Army organizations are gathering robotics experts and companies from across the country in search of innovative robotic solutions to save Soldier’s lives. Fort Hood’s III Corps and the U.S. Army Tank Automotive... more

Dr. Vik Bebarta, Chief of Medical Toxicology at Wilford Hall Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio will discuss cyanide toxicity and its risk of... more

Shannon Cunniff is the Director of the Chemical and Material Risk Management Directorate within the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Her Emerging Contaminants program brings together science, technology and policy to identify... more

Joining us this week is CAPT Paul Stewart, Director of the Naval Research Laboratory. Since 1923, the Navy's corporate laboratories have served the nation through wide array of scientific and technological innovation. NRL laboratories... more

Dr. Linton Wells II, Distinguished Research Professor and Force Transformation Chair at the National Defense University, will discuss TIDES, an international research project focused on sustainable support to stressed populations in... more

Immobility remains a major problem for disabled veterans. Immobility and wheelchair dependence cause degenerative changes in the bones, joints, hearts, lungs, and skin. Dr. Ronald Triolo, Department of Veterans Affairs Senior... more

Dr. Jacquelyn Morie of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT) will discuss the Transitional Online Post-Deployment Soldier Support in Virtual World, or Coming Home. This is a project that is creating a space within Second Life... more

Rear Admiral Dave Titley, the Oceanographer of the Navy, joins us from Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost city of the United States, where he is preparing for a flight to the Arctic coast. Admiral Titley will be visiting the U.S. Coast Guard... more

The Pentagon Force Protection Agency is testing their response procedures and decontamination methods in the event of a bio-attack on the Pentagon. Mr. Paul Benda and Dr. Christina Murata, Director and Deputy Director of the Chemical,... more

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