Technology Today® Spring 1997
Encapsulating and transplanting pancreatic islets of Langerhans has received much attention as a treatment for insulin-dependent diabetics. SwRI scientists are testing a biomatrix that may be able to extend cell viability and ward off immunorejection.
Created to cut through battlefield confusion, the Situational Awareness BEacon with Reply system, or SABER, is being used by the military to reduce friendly fire, track troop and asset movement, and link existing command, control, and communications systems.
Lighter, more efficient, powered by low-emissions technologies -- the car of the future is being shaped by engineers and analysts whose tools are advanced simulation and modeling programs.
Institute researchers are developing a number of innovative features to improve traffic flow and increase traveler safety. The improvements will be implemented through the Texas Department of Transportation TransGuide System