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X-ray vision: U.S. Soldiers See Through Concrete Walls

MIT Tech Helps U.S. Soldiers See Through Concrete Walls

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an experimental radar system that will allow U.S. troops in combat to see through walls.

In recent tests held at MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory, the radar successfully showed humans moving behind solid concrete.

Read more: » http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/10/19/mit-tech-helps-us-soldiers-see-through-concrete-walls/#ixzz1bFFTEQzk

 

Gene Therapy

Scientists restore vision in technique experts say offers hope for variety of inherited eye diseases

– STEPHANIE NANO

ASSOCIATED PRESS – NEW YORK- Scientists for the first time have used gene therapy to dramatically improve sight in people with a rare form of blindness, a development expert called a major advance for the experimental technique….

The research was published online yesterday by the New England Journal of Medicine in conjunction with presentations at a medical meeting in Florida….

“I think it’s really a big shot in the arm for gene therapy and for medical in general,” said Dr. Ronald Crystal, head of genetic medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.