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Tiny probe that senses deep in the lung set to shed light on disease
A hair-sized probe that can measure key indicators of tissue damage deep in the lung has been developed by scientists. (2019-06-16)
Using prevalent technologies and 'Internet of Things' data for atmospheric science
The use of prevalent technologies and crowdsourced data may benefit weather forecasting and atmospheric research. (2019-06-13)
Food freshness sensors could replace 'use-by' dates to cut food waste
Imperial academics have developed low-cost, smartphone-linked, eco-friendly spoilage sensors for meat and fish packaging. (2019-06-05)
Improving driver safety: A standardized look at distraction monitors
A group of scientists in USA has developed the first-ever standardized method of evaluating commercially available driver-monitoring systems. (2019-06-05)
Everything will connect to the internet someday, and this biobattery could help
In the future, small paper and plastic devices will be able to connect to the internet for a short duration, providing information on everything from healthcare to consumer products, before they are thrown away. (2019-06-04)
Sensor-packed glove learns signatures of the human grasp
Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, MIT researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recognize objects through touch alone. (2019-05-29)
'Spidey senses' could help autonomous machines see better
Purdue University researchers are building 'spidey senses' into the shells of autonomous cars and drones so that they could detect and avoid objects better. (2019-05-20)
UBC researchers create washable sensor that can be woven into materials
Forget the smart watch. Bring on the smart shirt. Researchers at UBC Okanagan's School of Engineering have developed a low-cost sensor that can be interlaced into textiles and composite materials. (2019-05-16)
Researchers develop novel framework for tracking developments in optical sensors
SUTD researchers together with international researchers conduct develop a 3D technology map which systematically compares optical sensors, providing a much needed benchmark to define the standards and track developments in this rapidly growing industry. (2019-05-16)
Helping robots remember: Hyperdimensional computing theory could change the way AI works
A paper by University of Maryland researchers just published in the journal Science Robotics introduces a new way of combining perception and motor commands using the so-called hyperdimensional computing theory, which could fundamentally alter and improve the basic artificial intelligence (AI) task of sensorimotor representation -- how agents like robots translate what they sense into what they do. (2019-05-15)
Balancing the beam: Thermomechanical micromachine detects terahertz radiation
Researchers at The University of Tokyo developed a microelectromechanical device that detects terahertz radiation at room temperature. (2019-05-15)
Smart pill bottle keeps drugs safe
Low-cost, stretchy sensors can be assembled inside the lid of a drug container to help monitor patient safety. (2019-05-06)
RIT professor develops microfluidic device to better detect Ebola virus
A faculty-researcher at Rochester Institute of technology has developed a prototype micro device with bio-sensors that can detect the deadly Ebola virus. (2019-05-03)
SwRI develops system to legally test GPS spoofing vulnerabilities in automated vehicles
Southwest Research Institute has developed a cyber security system to test for vulnerabilities in automated vehicles and other technologies that use GPS receivers for positioning, navigation and timing. (2019-04-30)
Sensor-based technologies are promising to support independent living for older women
A study conducted at the University of Colorado College of Nursing on older women's perception of technology found that more active older adult women prefer wearable sensors for themselves and smart home sensors for their older parents. (2019-04-29)
Researchers discover new charge transfer and separation process
SUTD worked with an international team of researchers to discover a new charge transfer and separation process named Twisted Intramolecular Charge Shuttle (TICS), paving a new avenue for chemists to construct unique and useful fluorescent probes in a wide range of chemical families of fluorophores. (2019-04-28)
Wristbands do a health check while you work out
Nanotech-powered electrodes help solve the challenges of using sweat to assess biological conditions in real time. (2019-04-25)
Unprecedented insight into two-dimensional magnets using diamond quantum sensors
For the first time, physicists at the University of Basel have succeeded in measuring the magnetic properties of atomically thin van der Waals materials on the nanoscale. (2019-04-25)
New way to 'see' objects accelerates the future of self-driving cars
Researchers have discovered a simple, cost-effective, and accurate new method for equipping self-driving cars with the tools needed to perceive 3D objects in their path. (2019-04-23)
Scientists improve sensitivity and stretchability of room-temperature liquid metal-based sensor
Scientists have developed a room-temperature liquid metal-based super-stretchable sensor, with the advantages of facile fabrication, low cost, great stretchability, high repeatability and a GF (gauge factor) as great as 4.95. (2019-04-17)
Army researchers identify new way to improve cybersecurity
Researchers at the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory, the Army's corporate research laboratory also known as ARL, and Towson University may have identified a new way to improve network security. (2019-04-17)
World's fastest hydrogen sensor could pave the way for clean hydrogen energy
Hydrogen is a clean and renewable energy carrier that can power vehicles, with water as the only emission. (2019-04-11)
MOFs can sense and sort troublesome gases
Fluorinated metal-organic frameworks make excellent materials for selective sensing and removal of toxic gases. (2019-04-10)
Improving 3D-printed prosthetics and integrating electronic sensors
Virginia Tech professor and his team have made inroads in integrating electronic sensors with personalized 3D-printed prosthetics (2019-04-04)
Wearable sensors mimic skin to help with wound healing process
Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York, have developed skin-inspired electronics to conform to the skin, allowing for long-term, high-performance, real-time wound monitoring in users. (2019-04-02)
'Smart' pajamas could monitor and help improve sleep (video)
If you've ever dreamed about getting a good night's sleep, your answer may someday lie in data generated by your sleepwear. (2019-04-01)
Laser technology helps researchers scrutinize cancer cells
Photoacoustic microscopy technique allows researchers to analyze metabolic characteristics of cancer cells with laser light and high-frequency ultrasonic sensing. (2019-04-01)
Live cell imaging: 'Green Glifons' for real-time monitoring of glucose metabolism
A collaborative study between Tokyo Tech and the University of Tokyo reports a series of green fluorescent protein-based glucose indicators that will aid investigations of energy metabolism in living cells. (2019-03-29)
Smartphone test spots poisoned water risk to millions of lives
A smartphone device developed at the University of Edinburgh could help millions of people avoid drinking water contaminated by arsenic. (2019-03-26)
Magnetoresistive sensors for near future innovative development
Excluding the information recording and reading technology, in the next 15-20 years, the hypersensitive sensors operating under the magnetoresistive principle will be applied in an extensive number of innovative areas. (2019-03-21)
First ratings for youth football helmets address sport's largest pool of athletes
With the release of youth football-helmet ratings by the Virginia Tech Helmet Lab -- already renowned for their helmet ratings for varsity football and other sports -- consumers can see which helmets best reduce concussion risk. (2019-03-20)
Ultrasound provides precise, minimally invasive way to measure heart function in children
Currently, a practical, precise, minimally invasive way to measure cardiac output or heart function in children undergoing surgery does not exist. (2019-03-18)
Sweat holds most promise for noninvasive testing
University of Cincinnati professor Jason Heikenfeld and his students have been creating new sensors on a wearable patch the size of a Band-Aid that stimulates sweat even when a patient is cool and resting. (2019-03-15)
'Tingle' wearable device improves position tracking accuracy utilizing thermal sensors
In a new study published in npj Digital Medicine, a team led by Child Mind Institute researchers report that a wearable tracking device they developed achieves higher accuracy in position tracking using thermal sensors in addition to inertial measurement and proximity sensors. (2019-03-14)
Mechanized cane measures patients' rehabilitation process without noticing it
The Embedded Systems Engineering Group of the University of Malaga, specializing in the design of physical devices to aid users, such as a smart wheelchair, has developed a mechanized cane that can measure patients' rehabilitation process without any impact on them. (2019-03-11)
Breakthrough could enable cheaper infrared cameras
A new breakthrough by scientists with the University of Chicago may one day lead to much more cost-effective infrared cameras -- which in turn could enable infrared cameras for common consumer electronics like phones, as well as sensors to help autonomous cars see their surroundings more accurately. (2019-03-07)
Chemists 'print' sensors for nano-objects
Young scientists from ITMO University proposed a new type of optical nano-sensors. (2019-03-04)
Scientists develop printable water sensor
A new, versatile plastic-composite sensor can detect tiny amounts of water. (2019-03-04)
New wireless system 'cuts the cord' from newborn patient monitoring approaches
A new, less invasive system for monitoring the vital signs of some of the world's most fragile patients -- infants born pre-term or with debilitating disease -- would allow parents skin-to-skin contact with these children when they otherwise couldn't have it. (2019-02-28)
Physicists from ITMO University experimentally investigated new class of resonators
The physicists from ITMO University, Ioffe Institute and the Australian National University examined a new mechanism of realization of high-quality optical resonators. (2019-02-25)
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