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Lab Spotlight: ECBC – CRESS

Lab Spotlight: ECBC – CRESS

February 26, 2015 - (0) comments

The Edgewood Chemical Biological Center‘s (ECBC) Chemical Reconnaissance Explosives Screening Set (CRESS) is a pocket-sized screening kit that uses colorimetric technology to detect homemade precursors such as ammonium nitrate, commonly used in improvised explosives. [...]

DHS Collaboration Creates Safer Fire Uniforms

DHS Collaboration Creates Safer Fire Uniforms

February 25, 2015 - (0) comments

Would it surprise you to know that the most common cause of injuries to wildland firefighters is not burns? When leaders at the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) noticed their [...]

See Space Technology Making Life Better on Earth in NASA Spinoff 2015

See Space Technology Making Life Better on Earth in NASA Spinoff 2015

February 24, 2015 - (0) comments

NASA technologies are being used to locate underground water in some of the driest places on Earth, build quieter and more fuel-efficient airplanes, and create shock absorbers that brace buildings in earthquakes. The 2015 [...]

Lab Spotlight: PNW Research Station – Novel Integrated Fire Experiment

Lab Spotlight: PNW Research Station – Novel Integrated Fire Experiment

February 24, 2015 - (0) comments

The USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station recently participated in a research fire experiment at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, that involved 90 scientists from 9 agencies. In this photo taken by Roger Ottmar, [...]

Better Batteries From Berkeley Lab’s Work With Industry

Better Batteries From Berkeley Lab’s Work With Industry

February 23, 2015 - (0) comments

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) is known for having some of the world’s leading battery scientists. This Department of Energy lab also has highly specialized equipment that very few companies would choose [...]

RAPIER® Full Motion Video Maritime Target Detection From SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

RAPIER® Full Motion Video Maritime Target Detection From SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

February 20, 2015 - (0) comments

SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific has developed RAPIER® full motion video (FMV), a maritime target detection, tracking, and identification solution that quickly and automatically analyzes video, alerts analysts of important targets, and outputs target information.  [...]

Lab Spotlight: ORNL – Ultra-Trace Forensic Science Center

Lab Spotlight: ORNL – Ultra-Trace Forensic Science Center

February 19, 2015 - (0) comments

The Ultra-trace Forensic Science Center at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) strengthens the nation’s forensic science capability with state-of-the-art analysis and research facilities. The center was conceived to provide basic-research expertise and support to [...]

Radiation-Detecting Plastic

Radiation-Detecting Plastic

February 18, 2015 - (0) comments

Laboratory: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Technology: A plastic that can detect neutrons, something previously thought impossible Opportunity: Available for licensing Details:  For years, plastic materials have been used in large detectors for portals and [...]

Lab Spotlight: Naval Research Lab – CT-Analyst

Lab Spotlight: Naval Research Lab – CT-Analyst

February 17, 2015 - (0) comments

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has furthered the reach and capabilities of its rapid urban plume modeling and hazard assessment system, CT-Analyst™, by providing a commercial license to Safe Environment for the fields [...]

Protective Woven Fabric

Protective Woven Fabric

February 17, 2015 - (0) comments

Laboratory: Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport (NUWCDIVNPT) Technology: Fabric architectures to improve the performance, survivability, damage tolerance, and dynamic energy absorption of woven fiber in a broad array of applications Opportunity: Available for licensing, [...]

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