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What Surprising Technology Has NASA Developed?

NASA did not give us Tang, Velcro, or the Fisher Space Pen, but they do a tremendous amount that most people never see. The grooves in newer highways used to control drainage and reduce noise were developed by NASA to prevent hydroplaning on runways. The main reason we no longer hear about crashes due to wind shear is the onboard Read More

New, more accurate blood test developed for peanut allergies

British scientists have developed a much more reliable blood test for diagnosing peanut allergies, which leads the way for a better method of diagnosing them. Peanuts are the most common reason of fatal food-induced anaphylaxis, or severe allergic reaction, and allergy cases among children have risen sharply in recent years. Britain’s Food Standards Agency estimates up to one in 55 Read More