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Industry Week - The network of 18 STEM organizations across 16 states provides an accessible platform to share, analyze and disseminate quality STEM education tools.

MIT Technology Review - A new DARPA research program is developing brain-computer interfaces that could control “swarms of drones, operating at the speed of thought.” What if it succeeds?

GovCon Wire - Dedrone has acquired the rights to a counter-small unmanned aerial system from Battelle and established a consultancy business unit to offer sUAS detection and mitigation support to the Department of Defense.

The Ada News - Dr. Philip Cheney is taking a Chickasaw warrior attitude to help end illegal opioid shipments to America by international drug smugglers.

KTUU TV - A National Science Foundation-funded project, NEON (National Ecological Observatory Network), is working on using LiDAR (Light Identification Detection and Ranging) technology.

Military Embedded Systems - Counterfeiting of electronics and components for military systems is widespread, posing an enormous challenge for designers and users.

MDDI Online - Over the course of a five-year study, a paralyzed man was able to regain conscious control of his hand, wrist, and fingers by using a brain-computer interface technology from Battelle called NeuroLife.

The Columbus Dispatch - Next year, scientists will embark on a 30-year initiative to track changes in the country’s ecosystems.

WOSU Public Media - Battelle scientists are in the midst of the three-decade scientific mapping effort that became fully operational this year. The company showed off the tools of the trade Tuesday at the Ohio State University Airport.

ExecutiveBiz - Battelle is set to study commercial off-the-shelf fluorine-free fire suppression foams to validate if they have met military specifications.

The Columbus Dispatch - Finding answers for families is what makes the second annual “Ohio Missing Persons Day” on Sunday so important, Forney said.

Bloomberg Environment - Researchers at the Columbus, Ohio-based Battelle Memorial Institute are developing a process to find signatures common to various sources of PFAS contamination.

Breaking Defense - With war and terrorism festering in the warmer parts of the world, US troops still have to deploy to mosquito-infested areas, and the current protections are…crude.

The Frederick News Post - Vivian Smith specializes in biosafety level 3 and 4 laboratories — the ones found scattered throughout Fort Detrick.

Becker's Hospital Review - The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy announced on June 12 the eight finalists in the first stage of the Opioid Detection Challenge, which is offering $1.55 million in prizes for an automated tool to detect opioids in international mail.

Executive Biz - Vivian Smith, a principal research scientist at Battelle, has received the 2019 Dr. Billy Richardson Young Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Researcher Award from the NBC Industry Group.

R&D - Scientists working with raw genetic material and the creation of DNA sequences must take precautions to ensure they don’t accidentally produce potential biohazards, such as toxins or pathogens that could lead to contagious diseases and death among plant and animal hosts.

Executive Biz - Battelle has landed a five-year, $50M task order to maintain, repair and preserve tactical vehicles and ground support equipment as part of a U.S. Marine Corps initiative.

Columbus CEO - Lou Von Thaer didn’t know any engineers growing up outside Topeka, Kansas, so he couldn’t quite see what exactly they did. But he knew he liked taking radios and record players apart and putting them back together.

Live Science - DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams.

Media Contacts

Katy Delaney
Director, Media Relations
Office: 1.614.424.7208
Email: delaneyk@battelle.org 


T.R. Massey

Senior Media Specialist
Office: 1.614.424.5544 
Email: masseytr@battelle.org