May 29, 1996

ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE – Need for New Antibiotics

Since bacteria can transfer the ability to resist antibiotics, new anTIbiotics will be needed to fight the resistant strains.

May 28, 1996

ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE – Interspecies Transfer

A researcher has found evidence that resistance to antibiotics could be passed from cows to people – or vice versa.

May 24, 1996

NEW SIREN – Designer Sound

A custom designed siren sound may help reduce accidents involving emergency vehicles.

May 23, 1996

NEW SIREN – Testing

To develop a siren that’s easier for the human ear to localize, researchers first tested standard sirens.

May 22, 1996

NEW SIREN

Have you ever heard an emergency siren and not known where it’s coming from? A new kind of siren sound may solve that common problem.

May 21, 1996

GUIDED WAVE PROBE – Other Applications

A device developed to find flaws in airplanes may be useful in finding defects in other sorts of structures.

May 20, 1996

GUIDED WAVE PROBE – Aging Infrastructure

Aging airplanes may someday be inspected between flights using a device that employs sounds waves to look for structural defects.

May 17, 1996

GUIDED WAVE PROBE

The guided wave test probe uses sound waves to find flaws in an airplane’s structure.

May 15, 1996

AIR PURIFIER – Airtight Buildings

Now that more buildings are sealed to save energy, indoor air pollution has worsened. A new kind of indoor air purifier might be able to help.

May 14, 1996

AIR PURIFIER

The sick building system could be made curable if a new indoor air purification system proves to be effective.

May 13, 1996

DETECTING CANCER WITH LIGHT – Accuracy

The biomedical spectral analyzer, which uses light to determine if tissue is cancerous, could eliminate the need for surgical biopsies.

May 10, 1996

DETECTING CANCER WITH LIGHT

A new device uses fiberoptic probes to determine if tissue is malignant.

May 7, 1996

MEDICAL HOLOGRAMS – Case Study

Holographic technology is the basis for a new system that allows surgeons to see a three-dimensional hologram of a patient before an operation.

May 6, 1996

MEDICAL HOLOGRAMS – Fused Images

A system that turns medical images into a three-dimensional hologram can fuse images from CAT and MRI scanning machines.

May 3, 1996

MEDICAL HOLOGRAMS

A new device takes medical imaging into the realm of three dimensions.