Archive: 10/01/2009

Blood diagnosis -- chip-based and mobile

The analysis takes just a few minutes and the doctor knows straight-away whether there are any pathogens in the blood. An improved marker-free technique provides the basis for faster analysis, whether in a ...

Oct 01, 2009 not rated yet 0

Energy-autonomous sensors for aircraft

Aircraft maintenance will be easier in future, with sensors monitoring the aircraft skin. If they discover any dents or cracks they will send a radio message to a monitoring unit. The energy needed for this ...

Oct 01, 2009 3 / 5 (1) 1

'Soil dipstick': A thermometer for the Earth

According to climate change experts, our planet has a fever -- melting glaciers are just one stark sign of the radical changes we can expect. But global warming's effects on farming and water resources is still a mystery. ...

Oct 01, 2009 2.6 / 5 (5) 0