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The Columbus Dispatch - Finding answers for families is what makes the second annual “Ohio Missing Persons Day” on Sunday so important, Forney said.

Bloomberg Environment - Researchers at the Columbus, Ohio-based Battelle Memorial Institute are developing a process to find signatures common to various sources of PFAS contamination.

Breaking Defense - With war and terrorism festering in the warmer parts of the world, US troops still have to deploy to mosquito-infested areas, and the current protections are…crude.

The Frederick News Post - Vivian Smith specializes in biosafety level 3 and 4 laboratories — the ones found scattered throughout Fort Detrick.

Becker's Hospital Review - The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy announced on June 12 the eight finalists in the first stage of the Opioid Detection Challenge, which is offering $1.55 million in prizes for an automated tool to detect opioids in international mail.

Executive Biz - Vivian Smith, a principal research scientist at Battelle, has received the 2019 Dr. Billy Richardson Young Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Researcher Award from the NBC Industry Group.

R&D - Scientists working with raw genetic material and the creation of DNA sequences must take precautions to ensure they don’t accidentally produce potential biohazards, such as toxins or pathogens that could lead to contagious diseases and death among plant and animal hosts.

Executive Biz - Battelle has landed a five-year, $50M task order to maintain, repair and preserve tactical vehicles and ground support equipment as part of a U.S. Marine Corps initiative.

Columbus CEO - Lou Von Thaer didn’t know any engineers growing up outside Topeka, Kansas, so he couldn’t quite see what exactly they did. But he knew he liked taking radios and record players apart and putting them back together.

Live Science - DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams.

The Columbus Dispatch - Navy veteran Todd Alles educated kids for years as a teacher and administrator for schools throughout Ohio. In his latest role, as a National Veterans Memorial and Museum volunteer tour guide, his goal hasn’t changed. But now he’s teaching children about people like himself and how the military affected their lives.

WSYX ABC 6 - COSI, joined by Battelle, NASA, local businesses, organizations, universities and STEM leaders will host over one hundred community events showcasing science across Central Ohio as part of the inaugural COSI Science Festival May 1-4, 2019.

The Columbus Dispatch - Central Ohioans can take part in hands-on STEM demonstrations at more than 100 locations throughout Franklin County. It ends Saturday with the Big Science Celebration outside of COSI.

Time Magazine - As the Game of Thrones saga winds down, Valyrian steel has never been more important.

Homeland Preparedness News - Two Battelle employees are being recognized by the company for stellar service, garnering Inventor of the Year and CEO Awards, respectively.

This Week Community News - Its most broad and ambitious event yet, COSI is branching far outside its 333 W. Broad St. building for events in neighborhoods throughout central Ohio.

Executive Biz - Ron Townsend received the CEO Award during the Annual Celebration of Solvers Event for his leadership at national laboratories sponsored by the departments of Energy and Homeland Security.

GovCon Wire - Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Lou Von Thaer, president and chief executive officer of Battelle, with his fourth Wash100 Award on Tuesday.

Medical Design & Outsourcing - Battelle announced that DARPA executive Dr. Justin Sanchez is joining the company as a technical fellow.

The Columbus Dispatch - San Francisco-based Twist Bioscience has become the first company to implement Columbus-based Battelle’s ThreatSEQTM web service DNA screening platform.

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