10 Best NASA Spinoffs
Life’s DHA and ARA
Algae- and fungus-based baby formula additives that are chock-full of brain-developing fatty acids.
A unique alloy—also known as metallic glass—that’s more flexible and twice as strong as titanium.
Paragon CRT contacts
Lenses that reshape your corneas while you sleep, temporarily fixing nearsightedness.
LifeShear LS-100 Cutter
Pyrotechnic cutting tool that’s 50 percent lighter and 70 percent cheaper than older explosive-powered choppers. FEMA uses it for rescues.
A zit-zapping device that transmits heat to pimples, causing the offending bacteria to self-destruct.
Specs built for poor light—they let in vision-enhancing rays while blocking those that muddy your vision.
An additive consisting of hollow ceramic microcapsules that turn ordinary paint into insulation.
GameReady Injury Treatment System
Based on spacesuit tech, these wraps provide precise cold and compression therapy.
Beeswax microcapsules that absorb oil and float at the surface to help clean up spills.
Field Scout CM-1000 Chlorophyll Meter
A plant stress detector that can sense nitrogen levels.