April 14, 2000
NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., together with engineers from Cybersonics, Inc., Erie, Penn., have developed a small, lightweight ultrasonic device that can drill and core very hard rocks and also has possible medical applications.
It's an invention that may eventually end up in the hands of every craftsman and orthopedic surgeon.
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