ELECTRONICS:OMEGA ENGINEERING’s high performance, handheld OS-DT8855W infrared thermometer is a non-contact temperature measurement instrument that features a laser circle/dot sight. The patented laser sighting system defines the target for point and shoot measurement of temperatures from -50 to 1370C (-58 to 2498F) and reads surface temperature in less than a second. Comes complete with hard carrying case, mini-tripod, power supply, one type K thermocouple, USB wireless data receiver, PC software and probe lead adaptors. Price starts at $279.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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