Archive: 25/02/2008

Position sensors: magnets know their place

Non-contact position sensors are small but important parts of many modern machines. Researchers have used a phenomenon known as magnetoresistance to develop a practical, low-cost position sensor that performs better than ...

dateFeb 25, 2008 in Engineering
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Tracking your carbon footprint

An innovation called Carbon Hero may help reduce global warming by making people more aware of their carbon footprint. Regional prize winner in the 2007 European Satellite Navigation Competition, sponsored by ESA’s Technology ...

dateFeb 25, 2008 in Environment
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