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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Six years ago, he was paralyzed in a diving accident. Today, he participates in clinical sessions during which he can grasp and swipe a credit card or play a guitar video game with his own fingers and hand. These complex functional movements are driven by his own thoughts and a prototype medical system that are detailed in a study published online today in the journal Nature.

COLUMBUS, Ohio—(April 8, 2016) Battelle, an independent, nonprofit research and development organization, has been selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to complete the construction, commissioning and the initial operations of the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON).

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 6, 2016)—Every day there are new reports of rogue drones, nuisance drones and potentially dangerous drones as the market explodes. Nearly as often, we hear about ways to thwart them.

Columbus, Ohio – The Trailblazer Teacher program, managed by Battelle’s nonprofit venture in STEM education, has selected Franklin University’s BlueQuill system as a platform to provide better resources for teachers.

COLUMBUS, Ohio–Battelle today announced it has awarded nearly half a million dollars in grants supporting interdisciplinary education projects that rethink Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM ) learning outside the classroom. The five winning projects, the first under the new Battelle STEM Grant Program, integrate STEM with a diverse mix of disciplines, including the arts, digital technology, dance and theater.

LONDON (Feb. 26, 2016)—Battelle’s unique HorizonVue 360 interactive camera and viewing software will be demonstrated to attendees of the Oceanology International conference in London March 15-17. The video system is now available for sale or rental throughout the global offices of Seatronics Ltd., specialists in marine electronic equipment.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 27, 2016)—Battelle recently was named a qualifying contractor to bid for chemical and biological defense work for the next five years under the $900 million Joint Enterprise Contracted Logistics and Services Support (JE-CLaSS) Multi-Award Task Order Contract.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 21, 2016)–Battelle will continue to support key Department of Defense (DoD) priorities having been awarded the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Cyber Security and Information Systems Technical Area Tasks (CS TAT) five-year, $5 billion Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Jan. 12, 2016) –The U.S. Department of Energy has selected a Battelle-led team to drill a test borehole more than 16,000 feet deep into a crystalline basement rock formation near Rugby, North Dakota.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 17, 2015)—Battelle announced today the election of two distinguished military and technical leaders to its Board of Directors. The appointments are effective immediately. Battelle, the world’s leading independent research and development organization, serves government and commercial customers in the areas of national security, energy, health and the environment.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (December 15, 2015) – When an active shooter strikes, every second counts. The sooner law enforcement can respond and the more information they have, the more lives can be saved.

ABERDEEN, Maryland (Dec. 14, 2015)—Battelle Research Scientist Katie (DeMers) Hardin has been named the 2015 recipient of the Dr. Billy Richardson Young NBC Researcher Award. Hardin is the second Battelle researcher to have received this award since 2013.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 2, 2015)—Networking is important in any endeavor, and today the leaders of STEMx released a new resource to build meaningful connections in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education

(BURIEN, Wash.) – Highline Medical Center, a part of CHI Franciscan Health, has been recognized by the Battelle Healthcare Colloquium as an Accredited Heart Failure Center. All seven acute-care hospitals in the CHI Franciscan system have achieved this designation.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 18, 2015)—Today, 16 Ohio educators will meet to kick off a year of learning about technologies for use in their classrooms in the Trailblazer Teachers program, managed by Battelle Education and supported by Ohio's Straight A Fund.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 11, 2015)—Building on more than 11 years of experience in designing, building and delivering commercial-style armored vehicles, Battelle will once again aim to capture a contract to provide hundreds more to Special Operations Forces.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 3, 2015)–The Battelle Healthcare Colloquium has appointed Dr. John Lynn Jefferies of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center as Medical Advisor.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 13, 2015)—Aim. Engage. Stop. Battelle’s revolutionary DroneDefenderTM, is the first portable, accurate, rapid-to-use counter-weapon to stop suspicious or hostile drones in flight, providing critical security protection at home and abroad.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 12, 2015)—Battelle has won a cooperative agreement award to manage the United States Army's $185 million Army Educational Outreach Program for as long as 10 years.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 7, 2015)--Forensic analysts using ExactID®, a next-generation DNA sequencing system developed by Battelle, now have a new suite of analytical tools available to them. ExactID Version 2.0, released October 1st, now supports mitochondrial DNA analysis, microHap analysis, and other advanced genomic methods that allow researchers to pull more information out of challenging DNA samples.

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