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Haptic Seat for Fuel Ecomony: A new method for providing feedback to drivers of vehicles in order to maximize fuel efficiency through improved driving habits

Today’s vehicles provide feedback to the driver on a wide variety of vehicle or driver characteristics. Some of the information provided includes: speed, temperatures, tire pressure, radio, GPS, cell phone controls, trip monitors, and fuel consumption. The majority of the current systems are visual...
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Helmet-mounted parachutist navigation system

A parachutist navigation system includes a display attached to a side vision area of a parachutist's goggles, a navigation pod attached to the parachutist's helmet, and a remotely located controller. The navigation pod supports therein a GPS receiver and a processor provided with mission data...
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High Capacity Hydrogen Storage Nanocomposite: Processes to add metal hydrideds to nanocarbon structures to yield high capacity hydrogen storage materials

Scientists at the Savannah River National Laboratory's (SRNL) Hydrogen Research Center have developed new processes to add metal hydrides to nanocarbon structures to yield high capacity hydrogen storage materials. Testing of these materials has shown that hyrdogen can be efficiently absorbed and...
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Human Factors Engineering Analysis Tool: Software tool that enables easy and quick selection of applicable regulatory guidelines as starting point for human factors engineering (HFE) analyses

A new software tool enables the easy and quick selection of applicable regulatory guidelines as a starting point for human factors engineering (HFE) analyses. Once selected, each guideline can be viewed on screen. The software tracks and reports the status of HFE analyses and may be accessed...
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In-Situ Production of Microbial Pigments for Metal and Actinide Immobilization: Unique in-situ method shown to dramatically reduce the mobility of contaminants in the soil without need for excavation

Scientists at the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) have developed a unique in-situ method of immobilizing metal and radionuclide contaminants in soil. The In-Situ Production of Microbial Pigments for Metal and Actinide Immobilization has been shown to dramatically reduce the mobility of...

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