More than meets the eye (E60)
A bevy of Russian-made devices reveal a whole world beyond the reach of our five senses. Law enforcement agencies get a leg up on would-be bad guys with a mobile explosives and drugs detector. Refracted laser light is corralled to investigate the chemical makeup of just about everything, from priceless stones to cutting-edge graphene structures. Protect yourself against invisible radioactive particle with a new smartphone-powered dosimeter. And a pair of medical scanners gives doctors a better picture than ever before; one highlights the best international partnerships have to offer, while the other, a revolutionary helium-free MRI, reinforces one Moscow institute’s storied reputation.