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Johns Hopkins inHealth and Applied Physics Laboratory Join Forces to Revolutionize Medicine
APL and Johns Hopkins Medicine announce a joint effort to apply rigorous data analysis and systems engineering practices in an effort to revolutionize the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
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APL campus

General John Allen, Dr. Michael D. Griffin and Admiral Samuel Locklear Join APL as Senior Fellows
APL is pleased to announce the appointment of three new senior fellows who bring to the Laboratory decades of high-level leadership and unique expertise in leading strategically important organizations.
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Camille Daniel

APL Mathematician Receives Women of Color Technology Award
Camille Daniel, a mathematics and statistics analyst in APL’s Force Projection Sector, will be presented with a 2016 Women of Color Technology Award in October during the 21st Annual Women of Color STEM Conference in Detroit.
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X-rays from Pluto

X-Ray Detection Sheds New Light on Pluto
APL scientists have made the first detections of X-rays from Pluto — observations that offer new insight into the largest and best-known object in the solar system’s outermost regions.
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Operational Test

Aegis Ashore System Successfully Intercepts Target Missile at Pacific Test Range
APL researchers and engineers played a key role in the first Aegis Ashore engagement, resulting in the successful intercept and destruction of a ballistic missile target at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF).
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