News tagged with radio frequencies

Detecting infection with a microchip

( —Alexander Star places a lapel pin on a table in his Eberly Hall office. Affixed to it is a microchip that he and his team have developed that may save joint implants before they're ruined by infection. Even ...

dateApr 10, 2014 in Analytical Chemistry
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Near error-free wireless detection made possible

( —A new long-range wireless tag detection system, with potential applications in health care, environmental protection and goods tracking, can pinpoint items with near 100 per cent accuracy over a much wider range ...

dateJan 23, 2014 in Engineering
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Fast radio bursts might come from nearby stars

First discovered in 2007, "fast radio bursts" continue to defy explanation. These cosmic chirps last for only a thousandth of a second. The characteristics of the radio pulses suggested that they came from galaxies billions ...

dateDec 12, 2013 in Astronomy
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