For disease diagnosis, a microchip maps the back of the eye.
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A system senses tiny changes in shadows on the ground to determine if there’s a moving object coming around the corner.
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Increased laser capacity has enabled, and will continue to enable, new manufacturing possibilities.
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NASA’s BITSE Solar Scope
NASA and the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) recently tested a new way to see the Sun
Applications include modeling of tidal stress response of icy satellites as well as fatigue of terrestrial ice shelves.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Chromium Removal from PVC Filters
The process does not cause any structural changes to the PVC filter membrane.
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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Wirelessly Controlled Ingestible Capsule
This electronic pill can relay diagnostic information or release drugs in response to smartphone commands.
The self-contained technology is similar to the smart watches that monitor heart rate.
A carbon nanotube heat shield can better protect extremely fast aircraft.
This technique lowers airstream noise generated at the side edges of deployed flaps, elevons, or slats.
These advances are useful for transportation, infrastructure, and aerospace.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
NASA's Thirst for Water on Mars Quenched by Student Innovators
NASA and universities from across the country are teaming up to support a continued human presence on the Moon and ultimately Mars.
These barrier coatings protect high-performance components in extreme environments.
A solvent leaches cobalt and lithium for reuse from spent batteries.
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Interaction of sound and light reveals new information of a crystal's quantum properties.
This microbot can walk on land, swim, and walk underwater.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Catalysis Approach Reduces Carbon Dioxide to Methane
This approach is a cost-effective way to convert carbon dioxide gas into methane.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Micro Device Detects Ebola Virus Using Bio-Sensors
The device can be used to pre-screen for the virus using gene-editing assays before those infected can travel and expose others.
Applying a surface-active agent makes metal easier to cut and shape into parts and pieces.
This method will enable safer fluorescent light recycling.
Electric motors and gas-alcohol engines could slash pollution levels and greenhouse gases from long-haul trucks.
A touch-based display mimics the geometry of 3D objects designed on a computer.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Ruthenium-Doped Thermoelectric Materials
These robust materials convert excess heat energy into electricity.
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