ONR’s directorates balance a robust science and technology (S&T) portfolio, allocating funds to meet the warfighter's requirements.
Perspectives on ONR's Legacy
"Today, the science and technology that developed out of ONR-funded laser cooling programs enable the best atomic clocks of the U.S. Naval Observatory, providing military timekeeping for the nation."
Dr. William D. Phillips
Nobel-prize winning physicist
Joint Quantum Institute
National Institute of Standards and Technology
and University of Maryland
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Link Between Stomach Bacteria, PTSD
Researchers at The Brain-Body Institute at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada are studying the gut-brain-mood connection, and have shown that restoring the diversity of gut bacteria in mice can lead to improved behavior. Their research, sponsored by ONR, is closely examining related chemical biomarkers that could one day be useful for understanding, predicting and treating PTSD in humans.
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