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A Brighter Choice for Safety

Luna Technologies International, Inc.'s LUNAplastT product line illuminates without the need for electricity, maintenance, or a power connection. LUNAplast, which benefited from tests conducted at Johnson Space Center, is available as rigid plastic and acrylic sheeting or flexible vinyl rolls. An...
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A Head Start to a Healthy Heart

Cambridge Heart, Inc., has licensed the only U.S. Food and Drug Administration-cleared tool to identify those at risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD). The Microvolt T-Wave Alternans TestT was invented by Dr. Richard J. Cohen, a professor at the Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)...
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A Match Made in Space

To prevent the highly complex Reaction Control System engines from malfunctioning during space shuttle flights, and to provide a diagnosis if such a mishap were to occur, NASA turned to a method of artificial intelligence that truly defied the traditional laws of computer science. Dr. Michael...
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A Method to Design and Prepare Graphene-based Nanocomposites with Multi-Functional Applications: Using In Silico Design to Guide Experimental Fabrication

Material engineering has led to an abundance of new materials with novel properties. A major barrier to the development of new useful materials is the process of testing compositions by trial and error. These inventors describe a “materials by design” paradigm that can be applied to quickly predict...
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A New Definition for Ground Control

LandForm VisualFlight blends the power of a geographic information system with the speed of a flight simulator to transform a user's desktop computer into a virtual cockpit. The software product, which is fully compatible with all Microsoft Windows operating systems, provides distributed, real-time...
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A New Frontier for Cardiac Monitoring

CardioDynamics International Corporation (CDIC) has created the BioZR System through a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from Johnson Space Center, providing patients and physicians with a cost-effective and highly accurate monitoring system.The BioZ non-invasive heart monitor is...
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A New Tool for the Hospital Lab

AutoMicrobic System, marketed by Vitek Systems, Inc., is automatic time saving system for detecting and identifying disease producing microorganisms in the human body. Specimens are exposed to microbe nutrients for the nine most common pathogens. During a 4 to 13 hour incubating cycle, an electro-...

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