News tagged with capillary action

Thin cooling device for compact electronics

Fujitsu Laboratories today announced the development of the world's first thin cooling device designed for small, thin electronic devices. Smartphones, tablets, and other similar mobile devices are increasingly multifunctional ...

dateMar 12, 2015 in Hardware
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Test one's blood with the screen of a cellphone

( —Using the properties of a smartphone screen to perform blood tests: the device developed by Qloudlab allows at-home analysis in less than a minute. The expanded diagnostics will be used to help people undergoing ...

dateMar 17, 2014 in Engineering
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Culinary biomimicry

( —As any chef knows, preparing good food is just physics, or was that chemistry? Either way, the state of the art in cooking increasingly looks to science for inspiration. Engineers at MIT have partnered up with ...

dateOct 10, 2013 in Other report
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Non-wetting fabric drains sweat

( —Waterproof fabrics that whisk away sweat could be the latest application of microfluidic technology developed by bioengineers at the University of California, Davis.

dateMay 20, 2013 in Materials Science
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