By Bo Schwerin It was an unlikely moment for inspiration. Engineers David Wolf and Ray Schwarz stopped by their lab around midday. Wolf, of Johnson Space Center, and Schwarz, with NASA contractor Krug Life Sciences (now Wyle Laboratories Inc.), were part of a team tasked with developing a unique technology with the potential to […]
Bioreactors Drive Advances in Tissue Engineering
Space-Propulsion Technology Helps Suppress Fires Faster
By Bo Schwerin Much deserved attention is given to the feats of innovation that allow humans to live in space and robotic explorers to beam never-before-seen images back to Earth.
Delivering Clean, Affordable Power
By Bo Schwerin Imagine you are about to be dropped in the middle of a remote, inhospitable region—say the Kalahari Desert.
Featured Invention: NASA Helps Extend Medicine’s Reach
By Bo Schwerin Medical technology developed for the space station improves remote diagnostics on Earth.
Featured Invention: NASA Modeling Innovations Advance Wind-Energy Industry
By Bo Schwerin One morning in 1990, a group of Glenn Research Center employees arrived to find their workspace upended by an apparent hurricane.