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Reservist's science talent lights safer way in Iraq

Now back to his lab work at WPI, Jason Cox received military kudos for his breakthrough in Iraq to counter roadside bombs. Now back to his lab work at WPI, Jason Cox received military kudos for his breakthrough in Iraq to counter roadside bombs. (Josh Reynolds for the Boston Globe)
By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / September 10, 2008

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For seven months, Marine Sergeant Jason Cox patrolled near Fallujah, Iraq, from the turret of a Humvee, a gunner for a squad whose greatest fear was the unseen. Roadside bombs were the gravest threat, and often went undetected until it was too late. (Full article: 664 words)

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