Science and technology are rapidly evolving, creating a daunting entrance barrier in the face of young students. Frequently, K-5 teachers are ill-equipped and uncomfortable in teaching STEM subjects. Coupled with this, many children grow up in families where their parents have an aversion towards STEM,
PROBLEM TO SOLVE:
Screening and Lab analysis are performed at Lab with an expensive equipment, (Maintenance, periodic calibration, difficult to operate)
Samples are manually tagged, analyzed by a health care professional, and results are entered manually (Lack of digitization Risk of human errors).
Blade fatigue, due to cavitation in rocket engine turbopumps, often triggers catastrophic system failures, costing backers of space missions, launch vehicle operators and their customers millions of dollars every year.
Why not build a truly non-invasive blood glucose meter out of a short-wave infrared (SWIR) reflectance spectrometer, and use the changes in skin spectra it measures due to the cardiac pulse cycle to produce interference free blood spectra for analysis?
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