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New Emergency Alert Technology Could Fine-Tune Warnings for Smartphones
In support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), APL researchers have developed a concept for a more accurate method of delivering certain types of messages that could even warn users to avoid particular nearby locations.
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APL-Built CRISM Instrument Contributes Evidence That Liquid Water Flows on Today’s Mars
New findings — including data from the Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM), built and operated by APL — provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars.
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Research Team Offers Path Toward Safer Fast-Charging of Lithium-Ion Batteries
APL and Stanford University researchers have taken an important step toward safer and faster charging of lithium-ion batteries by advancing the capability for dynamic, noninvasive internal temperature measurement.
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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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