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Innovative Sensor Can Screen Toxic Drugs, Help Develop Biomaterials, and Much More

April 6, 2017

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have found an innovative new use for a simple piece of…
Sensor detects odor from human sweat using mosquito membrane protein

December 2, 2016

A University of Tokyo research group and their collaborators developed an odor-detecting sensor made from a membrane protein…
Sniffing out a dangerous vapor

March 28, 2016

Alkane fuel is a key ingredient in combustible material such as gasoline, airplane fuel, oil — even a…
SupraSensor could be super tool for precision agriculture

March 15, 2016

Preserving the environment and developing agricultural products that do not harm unintended targets are top priorities for many…
Scanning LiDAR Sensor

March 7, 2016

Sweep is a scanning LiDAR sensor designed to bring powerful 360 degree sensing capabilities. It is a useful…
Tiny Bluetooth Sensor

January 28, 2016

MetaWear CPRO is a tiny, coin-cell powered, Bluetooth Low Energy Sensor Platform with an SDK so you can…
Let them see you sweat: What new wearable sensors can reveal from perspiration

January 28, 2016

When UC Berkeley engineers say they are going to make you sweat, it is all in the name…
Team develops wireless, dissolvable sensors to monitor brain

January 23, 2016

A team of neurosurgeons and engineers has developed wireless brain sensors that monitor intracranial pressure and temperature and…
Flexible sheet-type sensor for measuring cellular oxygen metabolism

December 22, 2015

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a flexible sheet-type sensor that allows noninvasive measurement of cellular…
Let the light in

December 2, 2015

An optical sensing apparatus and sensing method that offered better stability and lower cost was developed by Georgia…
Moving fast to study nitrate in the Mississippi, algae in Mendota

November 5, 2015

The Mississippi River has long had its explorers. From de Soto to Marquette, Lewis and Clark to Clemens,…
Sensor Transforms Anything Into A Musical Instrument

October 12, 2015

Mogees is a sensor that transforms anything into a musical instrument. You can attach it to the object and play. The…
Portable Parking Sensor

September 10, 2015

IPPS is a portable parking sensor. It reads the movement of the back tire and easily can be installed by anyone…
Hard-wearing sensor defying soot and heat

August 3, 2015

Measuring the content of nitrogen oxides (NOx) in the exhaust gases from a ship is, in itself, not…
“Protective glasses” enable novel exhaust gas analyser

June 4, 2015

Novel self-cleaning, high temperature and corrosion resistant optical windows developed at DTU Nanotech enable the development of a…
Hot Off the Lathe: Dimensional Measurements of First Parts of VLOC Pressure Standard

June 3, 2015

Last fall, PML researchers built and tested the first-ever photonic pressure sensor, which makes its measurements using light.…
Wireless Sensor That Streams Real-Time Data

March 17, 2015

PocketLab is a wireless sensor for exploring the world and building science experiments. It streams real-time data, measuring…
Fever alarm armband: A wearable, printable, temperature sensor

February 23, 2015

University of Tokyo researchers have developed a “fever alarm armband,” a flexible, self-powered wearable device that sounds an…
Using a single molecule to create a new magnetic field sensor

January 30, 2015

Researchers at UCL and the University of Liverpool have shown a new way to use a single molecule…
Making smartphones smarter with see-through sensors

June 19, 2014

New technology for carving light into Gorilla® Glass could let manufacturers pack more apps into new real estate:…
New sensor to detect harmful bacteria on food industry surfaces

June 12, 2014

A new device designed to sample and detect foodborne bacteria is being trialled by scientists at the University…
Scientists provide new grasp of soft touch

April 7, 2014

Credit: Kyle Flood from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada/Wikipedia A study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute…
Unobtrusive, wearable blood pressure sensor for long-term continuous monitoring

February 19, 2014

The completed monitor including power supply is compact and thin enough to wear under clothing. A team of…
Japan sensor will let diaper say baby needs changing

February 11, 2014

University of Tokyo professor Takao Someya pictured with the world’s first disposable wireless organic sensor embedded in a…
Compact device has sensitive nose for greenhouse gases

January 23, 2014

Rice University scientists have created a highly sensitive portable sensor to test the air for the most damaging greenhouse…
Now, a $500 nano-camera from MIT

December 4, 2013

Remember folks MIT created a camera with a “shutter speed” of one trillion exposures per second? And now…
Biosensor could help detect brain injuries during heart surgery

November 12, 2013

In lab tests, this small biosensor detected a protein associated with brain injuries that occur during cardiac surgery.…
Nanoscale ‘tsunami’ helps locusts tune in

November 6, 2013

The remarkable mechanism by which the tiny ears of locusts can hear and distinguish between different tones has…
A better breathalyzer: Gel-filled gemstones make new reusable tool for detecting alcohol vapor concentration

October 9, 2013

To gauge whether suspects involved in accidents or routine traffic stops have been driving drunk, police officers pair…
Team develops tooth embedded sensor for oral activity recognition

September 20, 2013

A team of researchers at National Taiwan University has developed a sensor for embedding in a single tooth.…
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