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The NRC Research Associateship Program Newsletter is published bi- or tri-annually to highlight research and activities of NRC Associates and Advisers who participate in the programs in our many agencies and laboratories.


Autumn-Winter 2014
* Bridging Health & Ecosystem Integrity
* Atoms & Bonds in Molecules & Matter
* Natick Key Role Fighting Ebola

Summer 2014
* Bio-inspired Nanomaterials
* Mobile Energy Solutions
* Gene Expression Data

Spring 2014
* Design Award for Laser Building
* Autonomy Lab Hosts Robotics Consort
* Therapeutic Nanotubes

Winter 2014
* NPS in the News
* Lemon Shark to Aquatic Toxicology
* NOAA Hurricane Research


Autumn 2013 (7.7 MB)
* Tornado Research
* Quantumn Dot Solar Cells
* Cybersecurity Perceptor in S. Korea

Summer 2013 (951 KB)
* Laser Cooling of Solids
* Dark Lighting Radiation
* Nano-world Secrets

Spring 2013 (3 MB)
* Table top Molecular Movies
* Exploring Optics with iPad
* Workshop at Sri Lanka University


Autumn 2012 (2 MB)
* NIST Poster Session
* S.T.E.M. Career Fair
* AFRL's Mobile Sensor

Spring-Summer 2012 (1.60 MB)
* Solar Cell Technology
* New Material Filters Natural Gas
* SPIE Optics Photonics Conference

Winter 2012 (802 KB)
* R&D Award - Doona/NSRDEC
* Armchair Nanotubes - Rao/AFRL
* Cell Signaling - Thakur/Army


Autumn 2011 (11 MB)
*Ocean Wave Forecasting
*Largest Gamma-Ray Pulsar
*Reactive Nitrogen

Summer 2011 (1.68 MB)
*Antiviral Drugs
*Nature’s Kidneys
*2011 Worlds Materials Summit


Winter 2010-11 (1.1 MB)
*Natick Publishes Landmark Book
*NRL—Fermi Detects Gamma Rays
*FAA—Cabin-Altitude Exposure

Spring-Summer 2010 (834 KB)
*Environmental Impact of Nanoparticles
*Western Climate and Water
*Nanomaterials for Photovoltaic Applications


Autumn 2009 (327 KB)
*Human Genes Studied to Fight Broad-Spectrum Infections
*Health Policy Fellowship Program Announced 

Spring-Summer 2009 (546 KB)
*Turbulent flow effects on migratory fish
*Tracking northern fur seals
*NRL astronomers selected for NASA's Lunar Science Institute
Winter 2008-09 (451 KB)
*Hurricane research at NOAA
*Associate profiles and awards
*NRL astronomers detect colliding galaxy clusters


Autumn 2008 (975 KB)
*Tissue regeneration by electrospinning
*Tagging green turtles at NOAA
*NIOSH designs cooling strategies for firefighters

Summer 2008 (532 KB)
*NETL Methane Hydrates program profiles
*Sampling sediment water in Gulf of Mexico seafloor
*Device for medical sterility developed

Spring 2008 (855 KB)
*iDDI accelerates cures for common disease
*Flame-retardent polymers
*Diatom blooms in the Chesapeake


Spring 2007 (19.6 MB)
*FAA's best kept secret: CAMI
*Monsoon rainfall cycles over Southeast Asia
*OCD Risk Gene at NIH


Autumn 2005 (792 KB)
*The RAP 50th anniversary
*Saturn's compact warm cap studied at NASA
*Dolphin research at NOAA's Southwest Fisheries Science Center


Autumn 2004 (12.5 MB)
*NIST scientists demonstrate device for biomolecule manipulation
*50th anniversary poster exhibition
*RAP associates at the Kennedy Space Center


Summer 2003 (264 KB)
*The NIST and NIH joint postdoctoral program
*NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
*RAP administrative information and new

Autumn 2002 (263 KB)
*U.S. Military Academy Photonics Laboratory
*Davies Fellowships
*NRC RAP adviser perspectives

Spring 2002 (351 KB)

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