News tagged with sensors

Smartphones for sensing

As a core communication device, the mobile phone is increasingly popular in our daily lives. A wide variety of functional units and friendly operating systems make mobile phones eminently suitable for smart technological ...

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Engineering
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Flexible and transparent pressure sensor

Healthcare practitioners may one day be able to physically screen for breast cancer using pressure-sensitive rubber gloves to detect tumors, owing to a transparent, bendable and sensitive pressure sensor newly developed by ...

dateJan 25, 2016 in Nanophysics
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New sensor to aid in vitro fertilization

The tricky process of monitoring early-stage embryos during the in vitro fertilization process could become much easier with the development of a new fibre-optic sensor that can measure concurrently, hydrogen peroxide and ...

dateJan 05, 2016 in Engineering
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