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Purdue chemists give an old laboratory 'bloodhound' a sharper nose

...e found with a mass spectrometer that can fit in a backpack - all by creating a wand that can gather the samples from the environment quickly. "We've essentially given an old bloodhound a new nose," said Cooks, who is the Henry Bohn Hass Distinguished Professor of Analytical Chemistry in Purdue's School of...

A new twist on power walking

...e moves skeletons in fish and frogs has invented a backpack that gives new meaning to the term power walking. ...own and generating electricity. To assure that the backpack wouldn't require users to expend too much additional metabolic energy, the scientists performed a va...

Fast, accurate detection of explosives on airport luggage possible

... which will weigh less than 25 pounds, fits into a backpack and returns a negligible number of false readings, both factors that are also important to law enforcement officials. The small instrument is currently being fitted to work with the DESI ionization method described in the team's paper. "You don't wan...

New ergonomic backpack lightens the load

...ory) biomechanics expert has invented an ergonomic backpack that uses rubber bands to reduce the effects of he...at users can carry 12 more pounds in the suspended backpack than in a traditional backpack. The suspended backpack could reduce the risk of orthopedic and muscu...

Bungee-powered backpack can lighten your load, University of Pennsylvania researcher says

...t reindeer this year, if only he carried toys in a backpack like the one developed by biologists at the Univer...e announced details for a suspended-load ergonomic backpack that reduces the force of a backpack's load on the wearer by 86%, allowing wearers to run far more c...

Instant steam takes on MRSA

... The first application is likely to be a GumBuster backpack for removing chewing gum from pavements and other surfaces. The patented GumBuster technology currently requires a minimum of 3kW of electrical power to generate the steam used by each operator and relies on generators carried on trolleys or vans. Us...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... Orange, NJ. April 16, 2014. Kessler Foundation has ... $1.8 million from the Department of Defense Spinal ... is principal investigator for the randomized, double-blinded, controlled, ... improve bone and muscle strength after spinal cord ... Performance & Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation. Two ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... N.M. A credit-card-sized anthrax detection cartridge developed at ... business makes testing safer, easier, faster and cheaper. ... anthrax, is commonly found in soils all over the ... in both humans and animals. The bacteria can survive ... B. anthracis may occur through skin contact, ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Kansas State University engineer has developed a patented ... improvised explosive devices. The same technique could help ... Steven M. and Kay L. Theede chair in ... engineering, and his research team have created a ... in car trunks. The distance detection method ...
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