MODERN apartments which seem to shrink in size constantly have created a demand for more compact furniture. One of the results of this demand is a cabinet (right) to hold kitchen utensils and accessories, shown at the Modern Living Exposition held in Chicago. Bonnie Schuham smiles her approval of the unit.
• In the field of detecting and measuring atomic radiation there's a new dual-purpose Dosage-Rate Survey Meter (see illustrations above) designed by scientists of the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago. When held upright, this 1/2 lb., pocket-size instrument gives a direct reading of radiation intensity in a range of 0-100 milliroentgens per hour (the lower range encountered in laboratory health surveys where radioactive materials are used).
Pocket-Size Uranium Kit GEOLOGISTS and prospectors can make on-the-spot identifications of radioactive ore findings with the pocket-size uranium test kit offered by Menlo Research Laboratory, Dept. RA, Menlo Park, Calif. The kit, complete with packages of testing chemicals, a 2000Â° F. blow-torch, solid fire tablets, special wires for forming beads and tongs for holding beads [...]