News tagged with early stage

Sensor detects cable fire before it starts burning

Fires are frequently caused by smoldering cables. Novel sensors now help detect such smoldering fires at an early stage by analyzing the plastic vapors released by overheated insulating cables. Scientists of KIT and Karlsruhe ...

dateNov 26, 2015 in Engineering
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Scientists learn how to predict plant size

VIB and UGent scientists have developed a new method which allows them to predict the final size of a plant while it is still a seedling. Thanks to this method, which is based on the knowledge that a set of genes is associated ...

dateSep 11, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Early warning system for dikes passes field test

Sensors and intelligent systems for analyzing sensor data can detect damage to dikes at an early stage, and thus protect longer dike segments as well. Technology developed by Siemens for this has now passed its field test, ...

dateNov 14, 2014 in Engineering
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