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Image showing Europa's crust

Research Team Zeroes in on Earliest Stages of Blinding Retinal Disease
APL and the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute have received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop image analysis and machine learning tools to detect age-related macular degeneration.
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APL Staff Members to Receive Women of Color Technology Awards
APL staff members Xiomara Calderón-Colón, Gina Marshall-Johnson, and Deanna Green will be among those honored in October at the annual Women of Color STEM conference in Detroit.
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Image of Pluto taken during New Horizons' Pluto flyby

Farewell (for now) to Pluto
Flowing ice and a surprising extended haze on Pluto are among the newest discoveries from the New Horizons mission, which will continue to send data back to Earth through late 2016.
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APL Plays Key Role in Successful Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Test
APL researchers played a key role in the successful completion of a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA flight test in cooperation with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and industry partners.
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A Colorado man wears two of APL’s Modular Prosthetic Limbs.

Amputee Makes History by Controlling Two Modular Prosthetic Limbs
A Colorado man became the first bilateral shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control two of APL’s Modular Prosthetic Limbs.
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