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Completion Of Army Bio Lab Delayed To 2017

The Army Corps of Engineers says completion of the Army’s new flagship biodefense laboratory building at Fort Detrick in Frederick has been pushed back two years to 2017.

05/14/2014

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Md. Developer Sues Army, Alleging Water Pollution

A Frederick developer is suing the Army for alleged groundwater pollution on private property next to Fort Detrick.

05/13/2014

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Report On Army Lab Fire In Md. Proposes Safeguards

The Army Corps of Engineers is recommending safeguards after a fire caused $10 million in damage to an unfinished laboratory building at Fort Detrick in Frederick.

03/17/2014

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Fort Detrick: Building Site Groundwater Polluted

The Army says it has found unsafe levels of groundwater pollution on private property where a developer wants to build more than 700 homes near a Fort Detrick Superfund site.

03/06/2014

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New Rodent Lab Could Advance PTSD Research

The red lights in the Army’s newest lab at Fort Detrick are not designed to set the mood. Rather, they allow human researchers to work without throwing off their subjects’ nocturnal nature.

02/09/2014

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Army Wins Patent For Fish-Hatching Device

Water is all it takes to hatch fish embryos in a kit developed by the Fort Detrick-based U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research to help test for water toxicity, according to scientists.

01/04/2014

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Pentagon Honors Fort Detrick Vaccine Researcher

The Pentagon is honoring a scientist at Fort Detrick in Frederick with its top award for career civilian employees.

11/18/2013

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Study: Ebola Treatment Grown In Tobbaco Shows Promise

A new study authored by Army scientists at Fort Detrick reports that a treatment grown in tobacco plants cured three of seven monkeys that developed symptoms from the deadly Ebola virus.

08/22/2013

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Fire Breaks Out At Fort Detrick Army Lab Under Construction

Fort Detrick officials say two construction workers were injured when a fire broke out at an Army lab under construction.

08/15/2013

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Fort Detrick Getting New Garrison Commander

Fort Detrick is welcoming a new garrison commander to the Army installation in Frederick.

05/15/2013

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Scientists Display Work At Md. Research Festival

Maj. Scotty Long is no historian, but his work sometimes leads him to extract DNA from century-old mosquitoes kept by the Smithsonian Institution.

05/09/2013

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Fort Detrick Critics Hail Md. Cancer Study Bill

Critics of Fort Detrick in Frederick are hailing a bill requiring closer scrutiny of cancer cluster investigations.

05/03/2013

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