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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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Developer Seeks $37M For Fort Detrick Pollution

A Frederick developer is seeking $37 million for what it claims is the Army’s failure to stop toxic chemicals from Fort Detrick from polluting groundwater off post.

05/02/2013

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Fort Detrick Reopening Gate, Citing Backups

Officials at Fort Detrick in Frederick say they’re reopening an entrance gate that was closed for budgetary reasons just one week ago.

04/08/2013

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Fort Detrick Closing 1 Of 4 Gates To Cut Costs

Employees at Fort Detrick in Frederick have one less gate by which to access the Army installation.

04/01/2013

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Md. Army Biolab Reports Flaws In Safety Suits

An Army laboratory says a maker of biological safety suits is redesigning the outfits after workers at Fort Detrick reported an increase in potential exposures to some of the world’s deadliest pathogens.

03/29/2013

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Baltimore Native Montel Williams Joins Army Scientists In Brain Stimulator Study

Television personality Montel Williams is joining Army scientists at Fort Detrick in a medical research deal.

02/08/2013

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