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Microsensors without microfabrication

(PhysOrg.com) -- Miniature motion sensors are everywhere these days, detecting the orientation of cell phones, deploying air bags in cars and measuring stresses in buildings and mechanical systems. But manufacturing the sensors' ...

dateApr 16, 2010 in Engineering
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These grains can be solid, liquid or dust

(PhysOrg.com) -- Take a walk along the beach and you might marvel at any number of things: the cresting waves, the occasional scuttling crab, the shells and odd shapes of driftwood that wash ashore.

dateMar 24, 2010 in Other
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High-performance ESA receiver brings satnav indoors

(PhysOrg.com) -- Satellite navigation is having an enormous impact on our daily lives. In practical terms it means the only place left to get lost is indoors, where satnav signals fail to reach. But one ESA project is changing ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in Engineering
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Apple tablet could stir up video game business

(AP) -- When Apple introduced the iPhone, it shook up the cell phone business but it also changed the way people play video games. About a quarter of the 100,000 applications that you can download to the iPhone are games, ...

dateJan 27, 2010 in Software
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